St.Colman's Cathedral (RC) Cathedral Terrace at Wolf Tone Street Cobh (An Cóbh; Queenstown), co.Cork, Eire OS Ref. W 186 065 LL: N 51.8514 W 8.2941
Adrian Patrick Gebruers KSG, (A) Cathedral Carillonneur Springfield Cobh, co.Cork, Republic of Ireland H: Cobh 21/4811 219 W: 21/4813 222 F: 21/4813 488 E: AGebruers@eircom.net*Past Carillonneur:
1924-70: Staf Gebruers
St.Colman's Cathedral Cobh (Queenstown), co.Cork
Summer (May-Sep) Sundays 1630; New Year's Eve; Christmas Eve 1630-1730
First 16 bells installed 1914; one added soon after; 25 trebles added 1916-17. Quarters by Staf Gebruers on hymn "Jesus My Lord My God My All". Bourdon originally hung for ringing, though perhaps never used as such. All rehung in new frame by G&J, 1948, with new mechanism. All rehung on new frame by Eijsbouts in 1998, adding bass semitones; new console (relocated to belfry), practice console (at Music Dept. of University College Cork for use in teaching), computerised auto- matics on 14 basses (as in original drum action).
Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A in the bass octave Transposition is down 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / C C 25 There are no missing bass semitones There is an identical practice console The instrument was enlarged in 1998 with bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1958, the instrument was enlarged to 47 bells by Taylor There were two missing bass semitones In 1916, the instrument was enlarged to 42 bells by Taylor In 1915, the instrument was enlarged to 17 bells by Taylor In 1914, the instrument was begun with 16 bells by Taylor Auxiliary mechanisms: E14QH Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2005*Links:
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