TARTU : ESTONIA

*Location:

   Town Hall
   Raekoja plats (or) Ülikooli
   Tartu, Estonia
   LL: N 58.37998, E 26.72172
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Contact:

   Tartu City Government
   Raekoja plats 1a
   50089 Tartu
   E: lv@tartulv.ee
   - or -
   Merle Kollom, Carillon Project Manager
   T: 521 6996

*Schedule:

   20:00-20:20 Fridays Jun-Aug

*Remarks:

   Original bells from Karlsruhe retuned
   by Eijsbouts in expansion;
   also an old clock bell.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 34 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 2016
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 2001, the instrument was begun with 18 bells
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

English-language page about the carillon, with 2 photos of bells

Photo showing one large old bell with clock hammer plus at least 9 smaller modern bells with internal electric hammers.

A tourism page has a photo gallery with several large pictures of the town hall.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, 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 European non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Estonia.

*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:

(none available)

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