GDANSK - B : POLAND

*Location:

   Biskupia Górka
   (Bishop's Hill youth hotel)
   Gdansk, Poland
   LL: N 54.34551, E 18.64068
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Muzeum Zegarów Wiezowych
   Oddzial MHMG
   (Muzeum Historyczne Miasta Gdanska)
   Gdansk, Ul.Wielke Mlyny
   T: (058)305 64 92
   E: zegary@mhmg.gda.pl
   (Tower Clock Museum
   St.Catharine's Church
   Gdansk, Poland)
   - or -
   Polish Carillon Society
   ul. Dluga 47
   80-278 Gdansk, Poland
   T: (058)7679128  or  3056492
   E: biuro@carillon.pl
      carillon.poland@wp.pl

*Schedule:

   None - bells in storage.

*Remarks:

   Steel bells, cast in 1940 in Gdansk
   shipyard.  Bells were moved to City Hall
   (see GDANSK - R under Carillons)
   in 1970; removed to storage in 1990.
   May be reused eventually.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 16 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 1990
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006
*Links:

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in Poland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/06/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/05/15
*Photos:

(none available)


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