CASTELNOVO - Mobile/1 : ITALY - RE

   Transportable chime

*Location:

   Capanni Bellfoundry
   Via Umberto Sozzi, 8
   Castelnovo nè Monti,
     Reggio Emilia, Italy
   LL: N 44.433, E 10.400
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Capanni Cav.Uff.Paolo S.n.c.
   Loc.Tavernelle
   42035 Castelnovo nè Monti (RE)
   T: 0522/810020   F: 0522/810781
   E: capanni@capanni.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells by Capanni; metal chimestand in
   Liguria-Lombardia system.
   Capanni also has a mobile set of 6
   bells hung for Veronese-system
   full-circle ringing.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 13 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1975
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2000
*Links:

The the former company Website (in Italian and English) included a color photo of the chime on display in Houston TX a few years ago, plus a small B/W photo of the chime in action from a different perspective.

A YouTube video shows this chime in action.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Capanni bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Italian chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Italian chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Italian chimes by year of completion.

Index to all traveling carillons and chimes in the world.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Italy.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 18-Apr-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/03/19
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/04/09
*Photos:

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