LYON - HDV : FRANCE - 69

*Location:

   Hôtel de Ville (Town Hall)
   Place des Terreaux
   Lyon (Lyons) 1er, 69 Rhône, France
   LL: N 45.76761, E 4.83449
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*Player:

   (unknown)
*Past carillonneur:
   Jean-Bernard Lemoine

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Announced thru weekly press, at 1215
   or 1815 October-April, 1215 and 2100
   May-September.

*Remarks:

   Older bells by Burdin, Ainé, Lyon, 1919,
   variously reported as 25, 28 or
   40 bells.
   Now approximately five octaves.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 64 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1991
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1920, the instrument was begun with 28 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
   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 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/Rhône.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-May-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/05/25
   and on technical data last updated on 1993/07/25


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