MARSTAL : DENMARK

*Location:

   Kirke
   Kongensgade at Kirkestræde
   Marstal, Æro I., Fyn Amt, Denmark
   LL: N 54.8550, E 10.5172
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City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Carillonist:

   Karsten Hermansen, Organist
   Møllevejen 63A
   DK-5960 Marstal
   T: 62 53 15 62
   E: khermansen@mail.dk

*Contact:

   Kirkekontoret
   Ommelsvejen 24
   DK-5960 Marstal
   T: 62 53 10 38
   E: sjw@km.dk

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Installation by Thubalka.  Original
   added semitones sharp 4th & flat 7th.
   First expansion added 2 semitones
   and a treble; second added another
   treble.  Added electric action on
   A#,C..C (actual).

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  7 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    ----  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 2012
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1989, the instrument was enlarged to 14 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
     In 1989, the instrument was enlarged to 13 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
     In 1987, the instrument was begun with 10 bells
       made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E26   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2021
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

A page from a multi-pastorate Website has a photo that does not include the tower, but it has a brief mention of the donation of the bells in 2012.
A long page about the carillon recounts its history in excellent detail.

The Danish Wikipedia article about the church is short, and has only one photo (from the wrong side of the building).
The related Wikimedia Commons category has another photo of the building, but it does not show the upper part of the tower.

Five aerial photos of the building, together with a property map

Photo of the whole building

Links to other information about Marstal kirke

A tourist page about the church has a gallery of photos, one of which can be clicked to show the tower.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the second and third phases of this work lie in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts 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/Fyn.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 30-Jan-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/01/30
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/08/05
*Photos:

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