HOLSTEBRO - N : DENMARK - J

*Location:

   Nørrelandskirken
   Nørrebrogade at Døesvej
   Holstebro, Ringkøbing Amt, Denmark
   LL: N 56.3648, E 8.6102
Site locator map  or  [ MapQuest map ]
 or  Kraks Kort (Krak's Map)
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*Carillonist:

   Gitte Støvring Preussler, Organist
   H: 97 43 29 36   W: 97 42 74 04
   E: gsp/@/webspeed DOTdk
*Past Carillonneurs:
   Ib Mørup   (A)
   Ove Pedersen

*Contact:

   Kirkekontoret
   Døesvej 1
   DK-7500 Holstebro
   T: 97 42 45 45   F: 97 42 45 17
   E: norrelands.sogn@km.dk,   beja@km.dk

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Five original basses also swing - A1,
   B1 (by Taylor, 1969), C#2, E2, F#2.
   Added trebles (1989) by Boas Nielsen;
   added bass (1996) by Thubalka.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  9 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C --  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1996
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Prior history:
     In 1989, the instrument was enlarged to 47 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
     In 1969, the instrument was begun with 44 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
       (42 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E26   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006
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 photo of the bell tower, which must be one of the most improbable designs ever constructed - it looks like a cage floating in the sky.  There is a page about the carillon, with photos of the bells.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, 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 20-Sep-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/09/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/08/10
*Photos:

(none available)

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