AALBORG - B : DENMARK - J

*Location:

   Sct.Budolfi Domkirke
   (St.Botolph Cathedral)
   Algade at Budolfi Plads
   Aalborg (Ålborg),
     Nordjyllands Amt, Denmark
   LL: N 57.0478, E 9.9197
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*Player:

   Erling A. Thomsen, Domorganist
   Algade 35 2. th.
   DK-9000 Aalborg
   W: 98 12 71 37
   C: 22 43 97 95   E: eat@post5.tele.dk
*Past Carillonneurs:
   Niels Aage Bundgaard

*Contact:

   Budolfi Kirkekontoret
   Adelgade 10
   DK-9000 Aalborg
   T: 98 12 46 70
   E: 8634@sogn.dk, okbr@km.dk

*Schedule:

   Automatic play on the hour, 0900-2200

*Remarks:

   Original bells by de Smithske, Aalborg;
   removed in 1968.  New installation
   by Jermin Larsen.  Bass bell swings.
   Restoration by P&F in 2008.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  3 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C --  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1970
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1934, the instrument was begun with 18 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Year of latest technical information source is 1977
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The Cathedral Website has a description of the building in English.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the De Smithske bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all traditional carillons in DK.

Index to all tower bell instruments in DK/Jylland.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 22-Oct-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2011/04/30
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/08/10


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