Russian belfry
   Monastère de l'Exaltation
     de la Sainte Croix
   Rue du monastère
   Chevetogne, Ciney, Namur, Belgium
   LL: N 50.21779, E 5.13247
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   Monastère de Chevetogne
   Rue du monastère 65
   B 5590  Chevetogne
   T: 83 21 17 63   F: 83 21 60 45
   E: Webform @




   Notes C1,E1,G1; Eb2,Bb2,Db3,Eb3;
   F#3,G3,A3,C4; 7 cast by ZIL Automotive,
   Moscow, in 2010 (their last bell
   project before closure in 2011),
   4 cast in Tellin when the Byzantine
   church was built.
   Also a Latin belfry with 6 bells.

*Technical data:

   Zvon of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 2010
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020

The Website of the monastery is basically French, but available in ten languages.  A page about the bells has a photo of the Russian belfry and its 11 bells.  An associated gallery has more than 2 dozen photos of the bells of the Russian belfry, plus a video, but none of the bells of the Latin belfry.

YouTube video (3:48)

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Belgian chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Belgian chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Belgian chimes by year of completion.

Index to all zvons.

Index to all tower bell instruments in BE/Namur.

   This page was built from the database on 22-Jun-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/06/04
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/06/04

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