STOCKHOLM - STG : SWEDEN

*Location:

   Sct.Gertruds kyrka
   Prästgatan at Tyska Brinken
   Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
   LL: N 59.32409, E 18.07143
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*Carillonist:

   Michael Dierks
   E: michaeldierks /@/web DOTde
*Past Carillonneurs:
   Hugo Melin

*Contact:

   Tyska S:ta Gertruds församling
   Svartmangatan 16
   111 29 Stockholm
   T: 08-411 11 88   F: 08-24 29 04
   E: sanktagertrud.forsamling /@/
        svenskakyrkan.se

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Present bells by Ohlsson.
   Previous bells by P&F were their only
   pre-WW II carillon, "not a success".
   Original bells by F&P Hemony, 1663-5.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 37 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 2008
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     Previously, the instrument was begun with 25 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
     In 1875, a complete instrument was installed
       with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
     In 1665, a complete instrument was installed
       with bells made by Hemony      
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2009
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Hemony bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the third phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in Sweden.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/01/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2009/01/28
*Photos:

(none available)


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