MOSKVA - ST/2 : RUSSIA

   (flat chime)

*Location:

   Spasskaya Bashnya (The Savior Tower)
   Kremlin (east wall)
   Moskva (Moscow), Russia
   LL: N 55.75255, E 37.62142
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*Contact:

   International Department
   Moscow Kremlin
   T: 95/203-80-86   F: 95/203-17-53
   E: prs@kremlin.museum.ru  [Press Svc.]

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Flat (bar) bells, hung in center of the
   belfry; date uncertain.
   This tower is the main entrance to
   the Moscow Kremlin (from Red Square).

*Technical data:

   Mechanical-automatic chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1996
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006
*Links:

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

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These being the only flat bells listed, they are not indexed by foundry.

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 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 2006/11/28
*Photos:

(none available)


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