NAUEN (Mobile) : NORWAY

   Traveling Carillon

*Location:

   Olsen Nauen Bellfoundry (home)
   Nauen pr. Tønsberg, Vestfold, Norway
   LL: N 59.317, E 10.37
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*Carillonist:

   (none)

*Contact:

   Olsen Nauen Klokkestøperi A/S
     (Bellfoundry)    (Su)
   Nauen
   Postboks 2035
   N-3103 Tønsberg
   T: 33/35 90 40   F: 33/35 90 49
   E: morten@klokkestoperi.no

*Schedule:

   (none)

*Remarks:

   Disassembled in early 2009.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 52 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  7 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    A#--  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1985
     with bells made by Olsen       
   Prior history:
     In 1974, the instrument was enlarged to 36 bells
       by Olsen       
     In 1971, the instrument was begun with 25 bells
       by Olsen       
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The foundry Website (also at an alternate URL) is entirely in Norwegian.  On the Klokkespill (carillon) page is a photo of the transportable carillon.

Photos from the visit of this carillon to Denmark in 2003

Photos from the travels of this carillon in 2004, including an appearance at the World Carillon Federation meeting in Oslo City Hall

A WCF page has a photo and details

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 second 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 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 traveling carillons in the world.

Index to all traditional carillons in Norway.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Norway.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 25-Oct-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/10/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/04/24
*Photos:

(none available)


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