MONTREAL - NDSD : CANADA - QU

*Location:

   Église Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs
   rue Wellington & rue de l'Eglise
   Verdun,
     Montréal, Québec, Canada
   LL: N 45.46253, W 73.56720
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Église Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs
   4155, rue Wellington
   Montréal, QC  H4G 1V8
   T: (514)761-3496   F: (514)761-3497

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Five heavy bells swing (C,F,G,A,C);
   others only chime (Bb,C#-chrom-G).

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument with action described in Remarks above of 13 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is down 1 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range: (C) F G   /    NONE  
   There are three added semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1924
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005

*Links:

On the Diocesan Webpage, a photo alternates between interior and exterior views.

A local churches page has a photo of the building.

A description of building, bells and organs (English in bottom half of page) - click on the picture of the organ to see pictures of the church exterior and interior.

An old black and white photo of the building.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard 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 QU.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 21-Sep-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/09/08


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