PYHÄSALMI - 2 : FINLAND

*Location:

   Vaskikello (Brassbellstore) Bell Museum
     (main bell shed)
   Highway 27 at Highway 4 (E75)
   Pyhäsalmi, Oulun Lääni, Finland
   LL: N 63.71331, E 25.91915
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*Player:

   (none)

*Contact:

   Lassi and Kaisa Rönkkö
   Vaskikello
   Vaskikellontie 420
   FIN-86800 Pyhäsalmi
   T: +358 8 780 780   F: +358 8 780 188

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells hung under the roof of a two-
   storey bell display shed; 10 notes also
   playable via hand-cranked mechanical
   barrel with separate transmission and
   outside hammers; both mechanisms
   currently inoperable.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 14 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Auxiliary mechanisms:  M10  
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004
*Links:

The Website of this combination restaurant and museum (text in Finnish, English and German).

From a visitor's gallery:
the largest bell shed, with the chime actions at the right end (the chime bells can't be seen here).

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of unidentified bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all European chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Finland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/04/24
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/04/12
*Photos:

(none available)


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