PYHÄSALMI - 3 : FINLAND

*Location:

   Vaskikello (Brassbellstore) Bell Museum
     (west garden)
   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 by Rudolf Perner, Passau, Germany;
   made for this place, and hung in
   two levels around the top of a pole;
   currently inoperative.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 16 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is C  in the itty-bitty octave
   Transposition is up two octaves
   Keyboard range: (F) C --  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1980
     with bells made by Perner      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   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).

Photo with this chime in the foreground.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Perner bellfoundry, 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 19-Aug-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/04/24
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/08/09
*Photos:

(none available)


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