KEM - 2 : RUSSIA

*Location:

   Courtyard bell sheds
   Solovetsky Monastery
   Solovetsky Islands,
     in the White Sea,
     offshore from Kem, Russia
   LL: N 65.03, E 35.70
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Largest bell estimated 13 tonnes

*Technical data:

   Zvon of 22 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the bass octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2007
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008

*Links:

Where the bass bell of this zvon ranks among all great bells in Russia.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of unidentified 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.

Where the bass bell of this zvon ranks among all great bells in Russia.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Russia.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 14-Dec-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/11/14
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/11/14


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