ASPET : FRANCE - 31

*Location:

   Eglise paroissiale
   Rue du Carillon
     at Rue du Cardinal Sourrieu
   Aspet, 31 Haute-Garonne, France
   LL: N 43.01562, E 0.80206
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original bells dated 1823-1860.
   Chimestand in the belfry.
   Notes: E,G#,A,B,C,D,E,F,F#,G,A,Bb,B,C,D,E

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 16 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     E E   /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The instrument was enlarged in 2002
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 18__, the instrument was begun with 12 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 2010
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

Tower photo and chime description (in French)

Longer description
More about the instrument

The initial phase of this work stretching over a period of years, and possibly involving multiple bellfounders, it is not separately indexed.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in France/Haute-Garonne.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 31-May-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/05/31
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/05/28


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