LE CATEAU : FRANCE - 59

*Location:

   Beffroi
   Hôtel de Ville
   Rue Gambetta at Rue Paul Delplanche
   Le Cateau - Cambrésis, 59 Nord, France
   LL: N 50.10545, E 3.54273
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*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Automatic play at the hour, 0800-1800,
   "le menuet de Mignon"

*Remarks:

   Original bells taken in 1917.
   Missing E in the mid range.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 26 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is G  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range: (GC)G G   /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1933
     with bells made by Causard     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: I30   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2013
*Links:

The French Wikipedia article about the town has a photo of the building.

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

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Causard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in France/Nord.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  7-Feb-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/01/30
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/01/31
*Photos:

(none available)


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