SOFIA : BULGARIA

*Location:

   Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
   Alexander Nevsky Square
   Sofia (Sophia), Bulgaria
   LL: N 42.69593, E 23.33251
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*Player:

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*Contact:

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*Schedule:

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*Remarks:

   Bass 12 ton, treble 10kg, total 23 ton

*Technical data:

   Zvon of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   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 an unknown maker
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
*Links:

The English Wikipedia article about the building has several photos of it, and briefly mentions its bells.

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

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

Where the bass bell of this zvon ranks among all great bells in Europe.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Bulgaria.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 23-Nov-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/11/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/11/11
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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