BOLOGNA : ITALY

*Location:

   Santuario del SS.Crocifisso
   Piazza xx Settembre
   Castel San Pietro Terme
   Bologna (Bologne), 
     Emilia-Romagna, Italy
   LL: N 44.403, E 11.587
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*Player:

  (unknown)

*Contact:

   Ufficio Turismo
     di Castel San Pietro Terme
   piazza xx Settembre
   T: 051/6954198   F: 051/6942090
   E: turismo@cspietro.provincia.bo.it

*Schedule:

  (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells by Brighenti of Bologna;
   largest c.1100 kg

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 55 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The instrument was enlarged in 1934
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Prior history:
     In 1929, the instrument was begun with 33 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

A local travel page describes (in Italian) the history of the campanile and bells, but does not picture it.  Another Italian travel page gives other details of the history.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Brighenti bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Brighenti bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all European non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European non-traditional carillons by by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in IT.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 16-Oct-06
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/10/16
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/10/16


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