MONTREAL - SJQ : CANADA - QU

*Location:

   Pavillon Judith-Jasmin
   (was Église Saint-Jacques)
   University of Quebec
   405, rue Sainte-Catherine Est
   (tower on rue St-Denis)
   Montréal, Québec, Canada
   LL: N 45.51415, W 73.56116
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*Contact:

   Université du Québec à Montréal
   C.P.8888
   Montréal, QC  H3C 3P8
   T: (514)987-3000
   E: presse@uqam.ca

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells by Crouzet & Hildebrand
   (or Crouzet-Hildebrand), Louviers, France

*Technical data:

   Motor-swung peal of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the bass octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     A A   /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1906
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005

*Links:

On the University Website, some photos of the UQAM campus can be found in which there is a very tall church spire - that is the former Saint-Jacques.  A campus map page shows the location of the building complex in which the former church is embedded, and has a small photo (view from the southeast) which includes the tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, 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.

Where the bass bell of this peal ranks among other great bells in North America

Index to all tower bell instruments in QU.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 11-Jun-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/08/30
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/09/08


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