MOSKVA - ST/1 : RUSSIA

   (ancient carillon)

*Location:

   Spasskaya Bashnya (The Savior Tower)
   Kremlin (east wall)
   Moskva (Moscow), Russia
   LL: N 55.75255, E 37.62141
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   International Department
   Moscow Kremlin
   T: 95/203-80-86   F: 95/203-17-53

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells by Claes Noorden and Jan Albert
   de Grave, hung mainly in the openings
   of the belfry, and connected to the
   clockworks (not the drum).
   This tower is the main entrance to
   the Moscow Kremlin (from Red Square).

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 30 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 17__
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1977
*Links:

There are no known links related solely to this carillon.  But numerous links related to the tower which houses both it and a flat bar chime (designated ST/1 in our database) can be found on our page of Tower bells of the Moscow Kremlin.

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

Index to all non-traditional carillons in Europe.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Russia.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/08/20
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/08/07
*Photos:

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