PYHÄSALMI - 1 : FINLAND

*Location:

   Vaskikello (Brassbellstore) Bell Museum
     (restaurant, indoors)
   Highway E75 (Jyvåskylåntie)
     at Highway 27 (Vaskellontie)
   Pyhäsalmi, Oulun Lääni, Finland
   LL: N 63.71377, E 25.91940
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Contact:

   Lassi and Kaisa Rönkkö
   Vaskikello
   Vaskikellontie 420
   FIN-86800 Pyhäsalmi
   T: +358 8 780 780   F: +358 8 780 188
   E: info/@/vaskikello DOTfi

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Porcelain bells by Meissen (GDR) and
   Otto GmbH (BRD) c.1988, hung indoors on
   a wall of the restaurant.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 26 porcelain bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1988
     with porcelain bells made by Meissen     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004
*Links:

The Website of this combination restaurant, gas station and museum (text in Finnish only; formerly there was English, Esperanto and German also) has photos of the building and of the small bells produced by the on-site foundry.

Page about the porcelain carillon; large version of photo

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meissen factory, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in Finland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 26-Mar-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/03/21
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/04/12
*Photos:

(none available)

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