CASTELNOVO - Mobile/1 : ITALY - RE

   Transportable chime

*Location:

   Capanni Bellfoundry
   Castelnovo nè Monti,
     Reggio Emilia, Italy
Site locator map not applicable

*Contact:

   Capanni Cav.Uff.Paolo S.n.c.
   Loc.Tavernelle
   I-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 whole instrument was installed in 1975
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 2000

*Links:

The company Website (in Italian and English) includes 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 miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all traveling carillons and chimes in the world.

Index to all tower bell instruments in IT.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 15-Apr-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/04/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/04/09


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