CARVIN : FRANCE - 62

*Location:

   Église St-Martin
   Rue Salvador Allende
     at Rue Séraphin Cordier
   Carvin, 62 Pas-de-Calais, France
   LL: N 50.49800, E 2.96025
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*Player:

   (None - unplayable)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   A 14-bell chime (details unknown) was
   destroyed by fire in 1917.
   Two sub-basses swing.
   Renovated in 1955 and 1981.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 22 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is D  in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range: (DA)D A 21/  ----10  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1933
     with bells made by Wauthy      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2013
*Links:

The ARPAC Website presents much more detail than we can here, though it is all in French.  It reports that this chime is out of service.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Wauthy 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/Pas-de-Calais.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 23-Feb-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/02/12
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/02/12
*Photos:

(none available)


Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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