Église St.Christophe Place de la Republique Tourcoing, 59 Nord, France LL: N 50.72196, E 3.15950
Michel Goddefroy, carillonneur 19, rue Jules Watteeuw 59200 Tourcoing H: 20 70 97 43 W: 21 20 00 04*Past carillonneur:
Jacques Lannoy (H)
"Les Amis du Carillon de Tourcoing" Emile Gillioen, carillonneur Centre d'Histoire Locale 11 bis place Ch. et Al
Monday & Thursday (market) 1200-1300; also Sundays and holidays from Easter to the end of November at 6pm; Carillon Festival in early September; for Nadalet, 17-24 December, 1900-1930; also Christmas eve, 2300-2400.
5 basses by Charles Wauthy, 1924 (4) & 1934 (1). Rehung 1990-1, on one floor, new transmission & European standard keyboard; auto player & swinging mechanisms repaired; 12 trebles and a retuned bell (Paccard, 1933) added to make 5 octaves "chromatic". Also one bell by Paul Drouot, 1891, as a new Angelus. Carillon museum on 3 floors below.
Traditional carillon of 61 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: (G )C C / ---- There is one missing bass semitone The instrument was enlarged in 1990 with 12 bells made by Paccard Prior history: In 1961, the instrument was begun with 48 bells by Paccard (except for 4) Auxiliary mechanisms: MS Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1991
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