HAUGESUND : NORWAY

*Location:

   Vår Frelsers kirke
   Skåregata at Torggata
   Haugesund, Rogaland, Norway
   LL: N 59.41440, E 5.26995
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*Carillonist:

   Goos ten Napel
   E: gtn@haugesund.kirken.no

*Contact:

   Vår Frelsers kirke
   *parcel:
     Skåregaten 145
   *postal:
     Pb.612
   5501 Haugesund
   T: 52 80 95 11   F: 52 80 95 01
   E: post@haugesund.kirken.no

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Keyboard by Eijsbouts

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 38 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  7 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    C F   
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 2013
     with bells made by Olsen       
   Prior history:
     In 1988, the instrument was begun with 36 bells
       made by Olsen       
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2014
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The carillon has a Facebook page.

The church Website has two tiny photos of the tower.
A photo page pictures the churches of the deanery, and offers downloadable descriptive DOC files for this one in four languages (with photos); unfortunately, the bells are not mentioned.
A blog article on the restoration of the carillon has a photo of some of the bells and one of the playing console; although not clickable, both can be opened in your Web browser for larger versions.

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 initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Olsen Nauen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in Norway.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 20-May-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/05/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/05/15
*Photos:

(none available)


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