MAUBEUGE : FRANCE - 59

*Location:

   Église Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul
   Avenue Franklin-Roosevelt
     at Rue Jules Walrand
   Maubeuge, 59 Nord, France
   LL: N 50.27879, E 3.97279
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*Carillonist:

   (none appointed)

*Contact:

   ARPAC
   E: arpac@nordnet.fr
   - or -
   Mairie
   T: (03)27 53 75 75

*Schedule:

   Alternate Saturdays 1600-1700

*Remarks:

   Three swinging basses by Causard (1952)
   plus another in 1962 (not part of
   carillon); four sub-basses (actual C#1,
   E1, F#1, A1) playable only via pedals.
   Technical details incomplete.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 28 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is D  in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     D D 24/    * *  4
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1975
     with  2 bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1967, the instrument was enlarged to 25 bells
       by Paccard     
       (3 bells remain from that work.)
     In 1965, the instrument was begun with 22 bells
       by Paccard     
       (19 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: I22   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2013
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The French Wikipedia article about the church mentions the bells but has no photo of the building.

A photographer's Website has a page about the carillon, with related links.

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

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 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/Nord.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  7-Aug-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/01/30
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/08/05
*Photos:

(none available)


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