Holy Trinity St.Sergius Lavra Monastery (Russian Orthodox) Sergiev Posad (formerly Zagorsk), Moscow oblast, Russia LL: N 56.31057, E 38.12988
At the beginning of the 20th c., this zvon totalled 42 bells, the largest from 1748 (72 tons). In 1929-30, at least 19 bells (including 3 largest) were taken out and broken up. A report from 1990 listed 13 bells left, dated 1420/F, 1594/A# bourdon (est.20-25 tonnes), 1780/F#, 1598/F#, 1648/F#; trebles D# F G G# F-flat D# D# G. In 2002-04, replacements for the three lost great bells were cast; some smaller bells must have been added as well to reach the present total of 24.
Zvon of 24 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is C in the bass octave Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: ZVON / ---- The arrangement of tones and/or semitones is non-standard; see Remarks above. Installation was completed in 2004 by the maker cited in Remarks above Year of latest technical information source is 2004
Plan of the Monastery, identifying all of the main buildings and towers. In addition to the main Bell Tower, there is a belfry on the Church of the Holy Ghost (or Holy Spirit; inside the walls) and another on the Pyatnitskaya Church (outside the walls).
Since no founder predominates, this work is not indexed by foundry nor by year.
Ranking among all European non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Where the bass bell of this zvon ranks among
all great bells in Russia.
Where the second bell of this zvon ranks among all great bells in Russia.
Where the third bell of this zvon ranks among all great bells in Russia.
Index to all tower bell instruments in Russia.
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