Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Monastery
   82 Robinson Road
   Jordanville, New York, USA
   LL: N 42.92737, W 74.93484
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   Holy Trinity Monastery & Seminary
   PO Box 36
   Jordanville, NY  13361-0036
   T: (315)858-0940   F: (315)858-0505




   Reported by maker as "hand and auto-
   matic" operation; actually a zvon.
   14 bells by Eijsbouts via Rostov Bells,
   Inc. (G0,b0,es1,g1,a1,b1,cis3,es3,
   g3,a3,b3,cis4,f4,g4) plus one by
   J.Sergeys, Louvain (e1), plus 3
   anonymous tiny trebles.

*Technical data:

   Zvon of 18 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the bass octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ZVON  /    ZVON  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1988
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Prior history:
     In 1988, the instrument was begun with 14 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
       (14 bells remain from that work.)
   Year of latest technical information source is 1995
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.


The monastery Website offers both English and Russian versions.  In page headings, a rather foggy photograph shows the two-level gatehouse belfry (left of center) which contains this zvon.  An older zvon (see link below) hangs under the first gable behind the portico over the entrance to the church.

On the same grounds is Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary, whose Website does not mention either zvon.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).

Where the bass bell of this zvon ranks among other great bells in North America

Index to North American zvons.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NY, including the older zvon at this place.


   This page was built from the database on 18-Jul-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/07/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2000/05/15

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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