LE MAS RILLIER : FRANCE - 01

*Location:

   Carillon du Mas Rillier
   (Sanctuaire Nôtre-Dame du Sacré-Coeur)
   Montée Neuve (Hwy.D71)
   Le Mas Rillier par Miribel,
     01 Ain, France
   LL: N 45.82912, E 4.95107
*Former location (part, 1939):
   Exposition Progrès Social
   Lille
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*Carillonist:

   Chantal Bégeot
   E: chantal.begeot@orange.fr
*Past carillonists:
   20 Jul 1947 inaug. Maurice Lannoy
   1947-52 Louis Chavant
   1952-86 André Combe
   1987-2005 Jean-Bernard Lemoine

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Sundays from April to November,
   in late afternoon.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   Work was done (as described in Remarks above) in 1992
     with bells made by Paccard      (except for 1)
   Prior history:
     In 1947, the instrument was enlarged to 50 bells
       by Paccard     
     In 1941, the instrument was enlarged
       by Paccard     
     In 1939, the instrument was begun with an unknown number of bells
       by Paccard     
   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 about this carillon has several photos of the tower.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the third phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, 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/Ain.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 21-Sep-18
   based on textual data last updated on 2018/09/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/08/05
*Photos:

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