BETHUNE - SC/Mobile : FRANCE - 62

   Carillon mobile "Christophe"

*Location:

   Église Saint-Christophe de Béthune
   & Association Polyphonia
   Béthune, 62 Pas-de-Calais, France
Site locator map not applicable.

*Carillonist:

   André Dubois (and others)

*Contact:

   Assn. des Carillons de Béthune et
     d'Artois
   38 rue Faidherbe
   62400 Béthune
   T: 21 56 48 88
   - or -
   Association Polyphonia
   T: 21 56 48 88

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original installation was in the tower
   (see BETHUNE - BC).

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C A   
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1988
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1938, the instrument was begun with 38 bells
       made by Paccard     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The ARPAC Website presents much more detail than we can here, though it is all in French.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all French traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all French traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all French traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all traveling carillons in the world.

Index to all traditional carillons in France.

Index to all tower bell instruments in France/Pas-de-Calais.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 25-Oct-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/10/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/03/14
*Photos:

(none available)


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