Silkeborg (Sylkeborg),
     Århus Amt, Denmark
   LL: N 56.1698, E 9.5513
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   Karin Viller Hansen
*Past Carillonneurs:
   Lars Kruse


   Torvet 10 E
   DK-8600 Silkeborg
   T: 86 82 08 79


   Automatic daily at 8,12,14,16,18


   Also reported as (originally) 42 bells,
   installed by Jermin Larsen, or as
   47 bells.  3 basses swing.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 11 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     A#C   /    A#--  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1965
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006


On the church Website, the page "Om kirken" has a paragraph about the bells and a photo of the building.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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.


   This page was built from the database on 22-Oct-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2011/01/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/08/10

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