Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Provence Forcalquier, 04 Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France LL: N 43.9571, E 5.7819
Sylvain Roman, carillonneur Place Martial Sicard 04300 Forcalquier T: 92 75 01 40 - and - Jean Bascou - and - Jean-Yves Royer
Marcel Tinel 18, Avenue Marcel-Andre 04300 Forcalquier
Sunday noon; also principal civic and religious holidays. Annual concerts of Nadalet, 17-24 December at 1900. Christmas Eve at 2200.
Also reported as 1936. Also reported as 18 bells.
Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 15 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- All bells were recast or replaced in 1939 by Paccard Prior history: In 1925, a complete instrument was installed with bells made by Paccard (0 bells remain from that work.) Year of latest technical information source is 1978
Photo of part of the Zwinger, with the Glockenspiel pavilion in the background; Includes a link to a sound clip of the noon tune and hour strike; a conventional bell can also be heard sounding from somewhere nearby.
Where the initial stage of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry,
in this region
and in the world.
Where the final stage of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard 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/Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.
This page was built from the database on 24-May-10 based on textual data last updated on 2010/05/22 and on technical data last updated on 1993/07/25
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