MEXICO CITY - SMG/2 : MEXICO

*Location:

   Basilica de la Virgen de Guadelupe
   (Basilica Sancta Maria de Guadelupe)
   Plaza Hidalgo
   Colonia Villa de Guadelupe
   Mexico, D.F., Mexico
   LL: N 19.48503, W 99.11716 (W tower)
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Basilica de la Virgen de Guadelupe
   Plaza Hidalgo 1
   Colonia Villa de Guadelupe
   T: 5577-6022

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   For SMG/1, see under 'Carillons' above.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 19 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the itty-bitty octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1989
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991

*Links:

Photo of the old basilica; it is not yet clear just where these bells are located.

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

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

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Mexico DF, including the 35-bell automatic carillon (SMG/1) at the same place.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/01/22
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/17


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