Cathedral of the Assumption (RC)
   South 5th Street north of
     Muhammad Ali Boulevard
   Louisville, Kentucky, USA
   LL: N 38.25197, W 85.75879
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   Cathedral of the Assumption
   443 South 5th Street
   Louisville, KY  40202
   T: (502)582-2971
   E: chancery@archlou.org




   Bells were originally part of the
   (See Former Carillons.)
   Tower also contains a 2-ton hour bell
   by William Kaye of Louisville, 1852,
   plus ting-tang quarters (F,E) by
   Auguste Hildebrand, Paris, France, 1857

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1982
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992


The Cathedral Website has no photo of the building (though you can find one of the top of the tower), and does not mention the bells.

Building photos from Emporis Buildings
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in KY.


   This page was built from the database on 16-Feb-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/02/14
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/17

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