VISBY : SWEDEN

*Location:

   Sancta Maria Domkyrka (Cathedral)
   Vöstra Kyrkogatan
   Visby, Gotland, Sweden
   LL: N 57.6422, E 18.2976
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*Carillonist:

   Claes Holmgren, Organist
   E: claes.holmgren /@/ visbydf DOTse
*Past Carillonneurs:
   Lars Hernqvist

*Contact:

   Visby domkyrkoförsamling
   Vöstra Kyrkogatan 5
   621 56 Visby
   T: 0498-206800   F: 0498-206812
   E: visby.domkyrko@svenskakyrkan.se

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 45 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in unknown year
     with bells made by Bergholtz   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1977
*Links:

The Swedish Church page has an aerial photo of the cathedral; click Exterior and then Tornen for more photos.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Bergholtz 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 2007/06/11
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/08/07
*Photos:

(none available)


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