PAMIERS - STA : FRANCE - 09

*Location:

   Cathédrale St-Antonin
   Rue du Collége
   Pamiers, 09 Ariège, France
   LL: N 43.11433, E 1.60867
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*Player:

   Christine & Bernard Laugié,
     carillonneurs
   23, rue des 4 Sergents de la Rochelle
   09100 Pamiers
   T: 61 60 13 36

*Contact:

   Orgues et Carillons de Pamiers
   18, rue de Rempart des Carmes
   09100 Pamiers
   T: 05.61.67.86.51

*Schedule:

   Wed & Fri, 1800-1900; Sat 1030-1200

*Remarks:

   Original chime by Louison, 1841-63;
   2 replaced and 10 added by Bollee in
   1899; 2 basses recast by Vinel, one in
   1933 and another in 1935; another
   recast in 1961 by Fourcade.
   All replaced by Paccard, with 11 being
   relocated to Notre Dame du Camp in this
   city (see under Chimes).

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The instrument was enlarged in 1995
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1989, the present instrument was begun with 26 bells
       by Paccard     
     In 1935, some bells were recast or replaced
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
     In 1899, the instrument was enlarged to 22 bells
       by Bollée      
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
     In 1863, the instrument was begun with 12 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Year of latest technical information source is unknown
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

Photo of the tower, accompanied by a historical description of the bells (in French)

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 second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Bollée bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the third phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the fourth 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/Ariège.

*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 2010/05/22


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