KOBENHAVN - VF : DENMARK - S

*Location:

   Vor Frelsers Kirke
   (Church of Our Saviour)
   Sankt Annegæde
   København (Copenhagen), Denmark
   LL: N 55.67276, E 12.59389
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*Carillonist:

   Lars Sømod Jensen
*Past Carillonneurs:
   19??-??   Poul-Sofus Rung-Keller
   19??-??   Villy Wingum
   19??-??   Jesper Jorgensen
   1974-2007 Ulla Laage   (A)

*Contact:

   Vor Frelsers Kirke
   Sankt Annegæde 29
   DK-1416 København K
   T: 32 57 27 98   F: 32 95 35 95
   E: info@vorfrelserskirke.dk

*Schedule:

   Automatic play after the hour strike
   at 0900, 1200, 1500, 1800, 2100, 2400.
   Formerly - live play Sat.1800,
   Sun.1145-1200.

*Remarks:

   Original bells by de Smithske,
   Sørensen; old keyboard still in clavier
   room had 12 basses below.  New instal-
   lation by Petit & Fritsen, with 6
   basses below keyboard, beside
   independent old swinging bells.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C G   
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1981
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1928, a complete instrument of 33 bells was installed
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: IE    
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 38 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   35 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  44 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:    %
   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 church Website (in Danish) has several illustrated pages about the tower and the carillon.

Building photos from Emporis Buildings
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

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 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 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/Sjælland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 10-Aug-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/08/05
   and on technical data last updated on 1995/04/22
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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