LIKOMA ISLAND : MALAWI

*Location:

   St.Peter's Cathedral
   Likoma Island,
     Lake Malawi (Lake Nyasa), Malawi
   LL: S 12.072, E 34.729
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Hemispherical bells.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of  8 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 1906
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006
*Links:

Photos of the Cathedral

History of the cathedral

About Likoma Island

Photo of part of the Cathedral

Photo of Cathedral and its asymmetric towers

ditto

ditto, with history

Description, with island map (details unreadable)

Small photo of towers, with some history

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in MW.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/09/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/09/10
*Photos:

(none available)


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