CASTELNAUDARY - STM : FRANCE - 11

*Location:

   Collégiale Saint-Michel
   Rue Louis Pasteur
   Castelnaudary, 11 Aude, France
   LL: N 43.31735, E 1.95669
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*Carillonist:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   At the daily Angelus.  Concerts on
   Sundays and occasional holidays; also
   some evenings in August.

*Remarks:

   Old bells by Brocard; also reported as
   1858.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1982
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1821, the instrument was begun with an unknown number of bells
       made by the maker cited in Remarks above
   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 French Wikipedia article on the building has a photo of the tower and mentions the carillon.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
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 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 traditional carillons in France.

Index to all tower bell instruments in France/Aude.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  5-Jun-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/06/05
   and on technical data last updated on 1993/07/25
*Photos:

(none available)


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