Beffroi communal (belfry) Grand-Place Béthune, Pas-de-Calais, France LL: N 50.53104, E 2.63923
André Dubois, carillonneur 16, Rue Faidherbe 59000 Lille T: 03 21 56 48 88
Mairie de Béthune T: 03 21 63 11 11 - or - Association des Amis des Carillons 38 rue Faidherbe 62400 Bethune T: 21 56 48 88
Auto play (drum) at the quarter hours; live play on great holidays, in May, and Christmas Eve.
Carillon of 1773, by Philippe de Corsin, destroyed 19 May 1918. For other bells, hung in the spire, see BETHUNE - BC/2.
Traditional carillon of 37 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the treble octave Transposition is up one octave Keyboard range: C C 49/ C F There are no missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1988 with bells made by Paccard Prior history: In 1951, the present instrument was begun with 35 bells by Paccard In 1773, a complete instrument was installed with 37 bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: M Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2008
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