TORSHAVN : DENMARK -FI

*Location:

   Havnar Kirke / Domkirken
   Tórshavn (Thorshavn),
     Færoe Islands, Denmark
   LL: N 62.02, W 6.77
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Streymoy Tourist Centre
   E: torsinfo@torshavn.fo

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original bells by De Smithske, Aalborg;
   disposition unknown.
   Carillon installation by Jørn Jørgensen
   (Dansk Kirkeklokketeknik);
   also reported as automatic only.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 24 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1988
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1952, the complete instrument was installed
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

A Wikipedia article (in Danish) has a clickable photo of the building.

An article on Faroese stamps depicts and details the history of the building (in four languages), but does not mention the carillon.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in DK and its dependencies.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  6-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/08/11
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/08/02
*Photos:

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