AARHUS : DENMARK - J

*Location:

   Rådhus (Town Hall)
   Århus (Aarhus), Århus Amt, Denmark
   LL: N 56.153, E 10.203
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*Carillonist:

   Ann-Kirstine Christiansen
   Mølleparken 362
   DK-6240 Løgumkloster
   T: 74 74 49 48
   E: akc@carillon.dk
*Past Carillonneurs:
   Peter Litrup

*Contact:

   Aarhus Kommune
   Rådhuspladsen 2
   8000 Aarhus C
   T: 89 40 20 00   F: 89 40 22 55
   E: aarhus.kommune@aarhus.dk
      ejd@aarhus.dk

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original bells by Sørensen; expansion
   by Rincker, installed by de Smithske.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 43 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  2 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C --  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1964
     with bells made by Rincker     
   Prior history:
     In 1948, the instrument was begun with 38 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1973
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

On the town Website, there is a page with a photo of part of the city hall tower, plus the schedule of carillon concerts.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Sørensen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world. Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Rincker bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Danish traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all Danish traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Danish traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all traditional carillons in DK.

Index to all tower bell instruments in DK/Jylland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  6-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/08/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/08/10
*Photos:

(none available)


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