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   Prazská Mobilní Zvonohra
   (Prague Mobile Carillon)
   Zvonarstvi Manousek
   Praha (Prague), Czech Republic
   (formerly part of Czechoslovakia)
   LL: N 50.0881, E 14.4121
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   Carillon Ltd.Comp.
   Statenice 161
   252 62 Horomerice
   T/F: 233 330 961
   - or -
   Zvonarstvi Manousek
   Pricna 823
   252 19 Rudná u Prahy
   T/F: 2/57 92 30 89




   Bells cast for Manousek by Eijsbouts.
   Single frame with keyboard in the
   middle of the long side, truck-mounted
   but detachable.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 57 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  5 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C A   /    C G   
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The presence or absence of a practice console is unknown
   The whole instrument was installed in 2000
     with bells made by Eijsbouts    
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2023

The casting of these bells at Eijsbouts is explained by an article from the Prague Monitor (in English) about Czech bellfounder Petr Manousek working (temporarily, he hopes) at Eijsbouts.

The Manousek Foundry Website (English version)

A WCF page has a photo and details.

LinkedIn video (2:26) of "Roaming Bells on the river Moldau", a show played and created by Rosemarie SeuntiĆ«ns on Friday December 22, 2023, 19.30, near the Charles Bridge, Prague, CZ.  This is not the full performance; it starts with the carillon travelling on a barge on the river during the day.

A Waymarking page for these bells has 6 photos.

Clock-O-Matic (one of the builders) has a page (in Dutch) with a photo from the keyboard side.

Four long pages, in French

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts 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 traveling carillons in the world.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Czech Republic.

   This page was built from the database on  9-Feb-24
   based on textual data last updated on 2024/02/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2024/02/09

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