DIJON : FRANCE - 21

*Location:

   Cathédral Ste.Bénigne
   Place Ste.Bénigne
   (Square des Benédictins at Rue Mariotte)
   Dijon, 21 Côte d'Or, France
   LL: N 47.3216, E 5.0342
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*Player:

   Chantal Bégeot
   E: chantal.begeot/@/orange DOTfr
*Past carillonneurs:
   Patrick Jothie (titulaire)
   Henri Garnier (honoraire)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Sunday and holidays 1145; also 2045
   in August during International
   Carillon Festival

*Remarks:

   Old bells by Causard (13,1960) and
   other founders; the following numbers
   remain:  Morel 4, Berthier 1, Fort 2,
   Paccard 56.  Transposition in RE.
   Also an anonymous bell from 1636,
   not part of the carillon.
   Unclear which tower holds bells.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 63 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 1987
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1980, the instrument was enlarged to 56 bells
       by an unknown maker
     In 1974, the instrument was enlarged to 49 bells
       by Paccard     
       (24 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1973, the instrument was enlarged to 41 bells
       by an unknown maker (except for an unknown number)
     In 1961, the instrument was enlarged to 25 bells
       by Causard     
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
     In 1902, the instrument was begun with 13 bells
       by an unknown maker (except for an unknown number)
   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:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Causard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the third phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the fourth phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the fifth phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown 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/Côte d'Or.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 18-Feb-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/05/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/02/18


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