List of bells in Notre-Dame de Paris

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Exhibition of the bells in Notre-Dame de Paris in 2013.

This is a list of bells in Notre-Dame de Paris.

The cathedral has 10 bells. The bourdon called Emmanuel, which is tuned to F sharp.[1] It has been an accompaniment to some of the most major events in the history of France ever since it was first cast, such as for the Te Deum for the coronation of French kings along with major events like the visit of the Pope, and others to mark the end of conflicts including World War I and World War II.[2]

The original bells were looted from the cathedral during the French Revolution and melted into cannonballs.[3][4] In honor of the original bells, each of the present day bells bears the name of a saint.[4]

Bells in Notre-Dame de Paris[edit]

Nr. Image Name Year Cast Mass (kg) Diameter (cm) Note Audio Tower
1 Bell in Notre-Dame de Paris, 30 April 2011 001.jpg Emmanuel 1681 13271 261 F2
South
2 20130214 - Notre-Dame de Paris - Les nouvelles cloches - 017.jpg Marie 2012 6023 206.5 G2
South
3 20130214 - Notre-Dame de Paris - Les nouvelles cloches - 025.jpg Gabriel 2012 4162 182.8 A2 North
4 Présentation des nouvelles cloches de Notre-Dame de Paris en 2013 58.jpg Anne Geneviève 2012 3477 172.5 B2 North
5 20130214 - Notre-Dame de Paris - Les nouvelles cloches - 010.jpg Denis 2012 2502 153.6 C3 North
6 20130214 - Notre-Dame de Paris - Les nouvelles cloches - 009.jpg Marcel 2012 1925 139.3 D3 North
7 20130214 - Notre-Dame de Paris - Les nouvelles cloches - 008.jpg Étienne 2012 1494 126.7 E3 North
8 20130214 - Notre-Dame de Paris - Les nouvelles cloches - 007.jpg Benoît-Joseph 2012 1309 120.7 F3
North
9 20130214 - Notre-Dame de Paris - Les nouvelles cloches - 003.jpg Maurice 2012 1011 109.7 G3
North
10 20130214 - Notre-Dame de Paris - Les nouvelles cloches - 002.jpg Jean-Marie 2012 782 99.7 A3
North

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sonnerie des nouvelles cloches de Notre-Dame de Paris". (Archived 28 May 2013 at the Wayback Machine)
  2. ^ "Disaster has struck, but the bells of Notre-Dame will ring again". Sky News. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  3. ^ eutouring.com (c). "The Bells At Notre Dame Cathedral In Paris France". www.eutouring.com. Retrieved 16 April 2019.
  4. ^ a b "The treasures of Notre-Dame". 16 April 2019. Retrieved 16 April 2019 – via www.bbc.com.

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