BAERUM : NORWAY

*Location:

   Rådhus (Town Hall)
   Arnold Haukelands Plass / Rådhustorget
   Bærum, Sandvika, Oslo, Norway
   LL: N 59.89035, E 10.52626
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*Player:

   Vegar Sandholt
   E: vegar.sandholt@carillon.no

*Contact:

   Bærum kommune
   1304 Sandvika
   T: 67 50 40 50   F: 67 50 37 45
   E: post@baerum.kommune.no

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Originally electric action; traditional
   keyboard and mechanical action added
   in expansion.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 39 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  7 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    C F   
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 2009
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1974, the instrument was begun with 25 bells
       by Olsen       
   Year of latest technical information source is 2009
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

Photo of new console

On the town Website, a tiny picture of the town hall and bell tower appears in every page heading.

An aerial view of the town center shows the town hall and bell tower in the lower right center, just above the largest bridge.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Olsen Nauen 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 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 Norway.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 11-Apr-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/03/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/03/28


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