HJORRING : DENMARK - J

*Location:

   Sct.Catharinæ Kirke
   Store Kirkestræde
   Hjørring, Nordjylland Amt, Denmark
   LL: N 57.4618, E 9.9822
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*Player:

   Gorin Back Pedersen
   - or -
   Lars Colding Wolf
   T: 98 90 46 55
   - or -
   Lise Lotte Kristensen
   T: 98 90 46 55

*Contact:

   Sct.Catharinæ Kirkekontoret
   Store Kirkestræde 13
   DK-9800 Hjørring
   T: 98 90 16 55   F: 98 90 16 57
   E: 8454@sogn.dk, grt@km.dk

*Schedule:

   Automatic play daily at 8,12,16,20,24

*Remarks:

   Installed by Boas Nielsen (Thubalka);
   includes bell(s) by Sørensen;
   manual action of chime apparently
   superseded by electric action.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1975
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1945, the instrument was begun with 16 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The home page of the church has a dim photo of the building and tower on the home page, and several much better ones on various pages under "Om kirken".  But the bells are not mentioned.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Sørensen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in DK/Jylland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  6-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/08/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/08/02
*Photos:

(none available)


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