TARRAGONA : SPAIN

*Location:

   Catedral Metropolitana
     i Primada de Santa Tecla
   Carrer de les Coques
   Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain
   LL: N 41.11939, E 1.25841
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Collection of 12 bells by various
   makers, c.1250-1905, 20 to 1589 kg,
   hung in octagonal belfry on original
   yokes with internal electric strikers.
   Three largest can be swung by hand
   (rope and lever).
   7 other bells elsewhere, including a
   2241kg hour bell from 1509.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   Installation was completed in unknown year
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008
*Links:

The start page of a complete inventory of all the bells of this cathedral, with many photos (text in Spanish).

Having no predominant maker, this chime is not indexed by foundry.

Ranking among all European chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all European chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Spain.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/04/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2009/04/25
*Photos:

(none available)


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