ALVERCA : PORTUGAL

   Carillhão dos Pastorinhos

*Location:

   Igreja dos Pastorinhos
   (Church of the Little Shepherds)
   Alverca [do Ribatejo], Lisboa, Portugal
   LL: N 38.902, W 9.040
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*Player:

   (None)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Not played since the dedicatory
   international festival (tower closed)

*Remarks:

   Range is (F)G,G#,(A)A#(B)C,..., with
   three missing basses not yet funded;
   F0 will swing, as do existing G#0,A#0.
   Actual keyboard: -Y72:FF/FC29

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 69 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the bass octave
   Transposition is down 3 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range: G G#A#F 69/G G#A#C 26
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2005
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007

*Links:

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

Ranking among all European traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all traditional carillons in Portugal.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Portugal.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 15-Jun-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/06/06
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/06/14


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