MAPUTO : MOZAMBIQUE

*Location:

   Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceição
     (RC Cathedral of Our Lady of the
     Immaculate Conception)
   Praça da Independéncia
     (Independence Plaza)
   Maputo (Lourenço Marques), Mozambique
   LL: S 25.96920, E 32.57423
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Lourenço Marques was renamed Maputo
   in 1976.

*Technical data:

   Carillon-sized instrument or collection of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   Installation was completed in unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1978
*Links:

A travel page offers images of the Cathedral, clickable for larger versions.

A city travel page has another photo of the cathedral.

A personal tour page has a photo of the cathedral (about halfway down the page).

A photo

Another photo

A personal travel report offer several photos of the city, including one of the Cathedral.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all non-traditional carillons in this region by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all non-traditional carillons in this region by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all non-traditional carillons in this region by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in MZ.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2005/06/01
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/02/01
*Photos:

(none available)


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