VEJLE : DENMARK - J

*Location:

   Sct.Nicolaj Kirke
   Kirketorvet at Grønegade
   Vejle, Vejle Amt, Denmark
   LL: N 55.7075, E 9.5343
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*Player:

   Erik Kure
   Kingosvej 19
   Hernborg
   DK-8762 Flemming
   H: 76 27 01 50   W: 75 82 41 39
   E: erku@km.dk
*Past Carillonneurs:
   Niels Moller-Nielsen

*Contact:

   Kirkekontoret
   Foldegade 2
   DK-7100 Vejle
   T: 75 82 09 19
   E: boha@km.dk

*Schedule:

   Concert Saturdays 1105-1145;
   automatic play daily at 0815, 1000,
   1200, 1400, 1600, 2000.

*Remarks:

   Original chime by Løw & søn, København;
   now presumed removed, disposition
   unknown.  Present carillon installed by
   Thubalka. Also reported as 1976/7/80.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  4 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    ----  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1979
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1977, the instrument was enlarged to 40 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
     In 1975, the instrument was begun with 28 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
     In 1939, a complete instrument was installed
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   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 parish Website has a drawing of this church (and two others).  The church description page has a paragraph about the carillon.

From a photo-posting Website come these pictures:

Where the initial phase of this work lies among that of other miscellaneous bellfounders, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the third phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts 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 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 12-Dec-06
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/08/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/12/07


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