SAN SALVADOR : EL SALVADOR

*Location:

   Iglesia María Auxiliadora
   (Don Rua Church)
   23 Calle Poniente at 3A Avenida Norte
   San Salvador, El Salvador
   LL: N 13.71138, W 89.19227
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*Carillonist:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Padre Miguel Giorgio

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Also reported as 40 Italian bells

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1963
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1978
*Links:

Photo of church and tower

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Central and South American traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Central and South American traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Central and South American traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all traditional carillons in SV.

Index to all tower bell instruments in SV.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/04/05
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/01/16
*Photos:

(none available)


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