PARAMARIBO - J : SURINAME

*Location:

   J.L.Jong A Kiem N.V.
   Steenbakkerijstraat 66,
     near Zwartenhovenbrugstraat
   Paramaribo, Suriname
   LL: N 5.8275, W 55.1611 z17
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*Contact:

   Arthur Jong A Kiem
   J.L.Jong A Kiem N.V.
   Steenbakkerijstraat 66
   Paramaribo, Suriname
   T: 471600   F: 471855
   E: jljaknv@sr.net

*Schedule:

   Part of a song every quarter hour;
   also holidays

*Remarks:

   Original added semitone is flat 7th;
   treble & sharp 4th added late in 2003,
   with replacement of automatic system
   and renovation of clock.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 14 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     F C   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 2003
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1963, the instrument was begun with 12 bells
       by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003
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 Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Central and South American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Central and South American chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Central and South American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in SR.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 13-Oct-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/10/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2003/11/18


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