REYKJAVIK - H : ICELAND

*Location:

   Hallgrímskirkja (Cathedral)
   Skolavordustigur at Njardargata
   Reykjavik, Iceland
   LL: N 64.14202, W 21.92744
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*Player:

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*Contact:

   Hallgrímskirkja
   Skolavorduholti
   Postholf 651
   121 Reykjavik
   T: 510 1000   F: 510 1010
   E: hallgrimskirkja@hallgrimskirkja.is

*Schedule:

   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters

*Remarks:

   Tower open to the public daily as a
   viewpoint over the city.  Also in the
   belfry are three larger bells.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 29 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1971
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: HS1E  
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006
*Links:

A very amateur YouTube video show most of the bells in the belfry.

A waymarker's photo of the tower and description of the instrument.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, 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 Iceland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/02/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/08/02
*Photos:

(none available)


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