Index to carillons and chimes by Rüetschi

The Rüetschi foundry has provided bells for various carillons and chimes throughout the world.  See the bottom of this page for contact information and additional notes.

For an explanation of what this index contains (and does NOT contain), and of the additional details on each entry, see the Bellfoundry Indexes Advice.


Rüetschi, Aarau, Switzerland

BILBAO                        : SPAIN        ???? C  trad
   Basilica de la Madre de Dios de Begoña
LENS                          : SWITZERLAND  ???? F  trad
   Eglise Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens 
   (R. C. Cathedral) 
LENS                          : SWITZERLAND  ???? E  trad
   Eglise Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens 
   (R. C. Cathedral) 
   
ZUORT                         : SWITZERLAND  1927 C  chime
   Chapel 
   Casa Mengelberg
GENEVA - STP/2                : SWITZERLAND  1931 F  trad#
   Central spire (fléche)
   Cathédrale St.Pierre
   described as Paccard/Rüetschi
NEILLSVILLE                   : USA - WI     1966 C  chime
   United Church of Christ 
RUESCHLIKON                   : SWITZERLAND  1967 C  chime
   Nidelbad Hospital
FLANTHEY                      : SWITZERLAND  1972 C  chime
   Eglise Notre-Dame-des-sept-douleurs
   (Our Lady of Seven Sorrows)
TAMINS                        : SWITZERLAND  1975 C  chime
   Wieland Blumen und Gartenbau AG
AARAU                         : SWITZERLAND  1976 C  chime
   Obertor
GBADOLITE                     : ZAIRE        1978 C  chime
   Mausoleum of Mobutu Sese Seko 
STEINHAUSEN                   : SWITZERLAND  1981 C  chime
   Kirchen- und Begegnungszentrum
   (Chilematt Center)
FROIDEVILLE                   : SWITZERLAND  1984 C  chime
   Centre oecuménique
   (Ecumenical Center)
LONDON - SNTO                 : ENGLAND -W   1985 C  non-trad
   Swiss Centre
ZOFINGEN                      : SWITZERLAND  1985 F  trad*
   Stiftsturm
GENEVA - STP/2                : SWITZERLAND  1986 I  trad#
   Central spire (fléche)
   Cathédrale St.Pierre
ETOY                          : SWITZERLAND  1988 C  chime
   Chapelle de l'Espérance
WIKON                         : SWITZERLAND  1989 C  chime
   (unknown)
ZOFINGEN                      : SWITZERLAND  1989 I  trad*
   Stiftsturm
GENEVA - STP/2                : SWITZERLAND  1991 I  trad#
   Central spire (fléche)
   Cathédrale St.Pierre
CHAMPˆâRY                      : SWITZERLAND  1996 E  chime
   Eglise
ZOFINGEN                      : SWITZERLAND  199? I  trad
   Stiftsturm
ROUYN-NORANDA                 : CANADA - QU  2000 C  chime
   City Hall (Hotel de Ville) 
CAROUGE                       : SWITZERLAND  2001 C  trad
   Eglise Sainte-Croix 
SISIKON                       : SWITZERLAND  2001 C  non-trad
   Tellsplatte
SAINT MAURICE                 : SWITZERLAND  2004 C  trad
   Abbey of Saint-Maurice d'Agaune 
ZOFINGEN                      : SWITZERLAND  2005 E  trad
   Stiftsturm

Contact:

Glocken- und Kunstgiesserei H. Rüetschi AG
Rain 44
CH-5001 Aarau
Switzerland

Tel: +41 62 824 43 43
Fax: +41 62 824 08 55

E:   info@guk.ch
"Glocken- und Kunstgiesserei" may be translated as "Bells- and Art-Foundry".
This foundry uses a mixture of 79% copper and 21% tin.

North American representative:

Michel Lucien Rowan
484, Montée du Sourire
Rouyn-Noranda  J9X 5T1
Canada

Tel/Fax: (819)762-2224

E:   michelrowan@clochebell.com

Links:

The Rüetschi foundry Website is available in German, French, English and Italian.

Michael Rowan's Website is available only in French (Canadian).  It has extensive photo galleries of various kinds of work done in eastern Canada.

News article (in French) about the foundry and the changing attitudes toward bells in Switzerland.


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This index page was built from the database on 14-Mar-05 and last revised on 29-Jan-15.

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