COPENHAGEN - STA : DENMARK

*Location:

   St.Alban's Anglican Church
   Churchillparken
   Copenhagen, Denmark
   LL: N 55.68922, E 12.59674
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*Player:

   Leif Kronby

*Contact:

   St.Alban's Church
   Churchillparken 6
   Langelinie
   DK 1263 Copenhagen
   T: 39 62 77 36  F: 39 62 77 35
   E: chaplain@st-albans.dk

*Schedule:

   Every Sunday; quarter strikes, plus
   auto-play of a hymn tune every hour.

*Remarks:

   Tower tubes by Harrington; original set
   was a gift of the Prince of Wales
   (later King Edward).
   The first set was incorrectly tuned;
   the maker supplied a second set, which
   was installed Nov.1887.
   Augmented with retuned Harrington tubes
   from Holy Trinity Church, Oswestry,
   England (date of manufacture unknown),
   with added sharp 4th in both octaves;
   chiming rack restored for use
   on original 8 notes.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 15 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  8 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C A   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 2013
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Prior history:
     In 1887, the instrument was begun with  8 tubular bells
       with tubular bells made by other/tub   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E15L8 
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2013
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The church Website may have a photo of the building and its spired tower among those alternating on the home page.  Smaller photos from various perspectives are on other pages

Where the initiial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of its maker.
The final phase of this work being made of recycled bells, it is not indexed by maker.

Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).

Index to all tower tube instruments in the world.
Index to all tower bell instruments in DK.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 31-Dec-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/12/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/09/09
*Photos:

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