ZHYROVICHY : BELARUS

*Location:

   Svyato-Uspenskiy Zhyrovichy Monastery
   Ulitsa Sobornaya
   Zhyrovichy, Belarus
   LL: N 53.01458, E 25.34361
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*Player:

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*Contact:

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*Schedule:

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*Remarks:

   Bells cast in Voronezh, Russia; largest
   4.2 tonnes; dedicated 7 Oct 2020;
   hung in a temporary tower while a new
   50m tower is being built.
   Not known how many bells are in the
   existing (and refurbished) tower.

*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 2020
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
*Links:

News article (7 Oct '20): Belarus' Zhirovichi Monastery to have new bell tower

English Wikipedia article about the monastery

Photos of the existing bell tower; some small bells are visible.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous 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 Belarus.

*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:

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