KECSKEMÉT : HUNGARY

*Location:

   Városháza (City Hall)
   Kecskemét, Bács-Kiskun, Hungary
   LL: N 46.9077, E 19.6923
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*Contact:

   Tourinform Kecskemét Office
   Kossuth Square 1
   6000 Kecskemét
   T: 76/481-065
   E: kecskemet@tourinform.hu,
      cityhall@kecskemet.hu

*Schedule:

   Hourly, playing the works of Kodaly,
   Erkel and Beethoven

*Remarks:

   Reportedly by the German foundry of
   "Korfhaga and Sons, and a gift to the
   city from Germany", though the bells
   carry no maker's name.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 37 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 1983
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
*Links:

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, 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 Hungary.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/10/22
   and on technical data last updated on 1995/04/22
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