SAINT PETERSBURG - PK/1 : RUSSIA

*Location:

   Petropavlovskaya Krepost 
   (Peter & Paul Tower; main belfry) 
   St.Petersburg (Leningrad), Russia 
   LL: N 59.94895, E 30.31360
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*Player:

  (unknown)

*Contact:

  (unknown)

*Schedule:

  (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells hung in main belfry, above 
   the new carillon (PK/3) and below the 
   automatic remainder of the old carillon
   (PK/2) in the lantern; number not 
   known, but could be as many as 40.

*Technical data:

   Zvon of 18 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range: (F#)----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004

*Links:

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.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Russia.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 28-Apr-06
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/04/24
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/04/12


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