JERUSALEM - HGC : ISRAEL

*Location:

   Holy Sepulchre Church
   St.Helen Street
   Jerusalem (Yerushalayim), Israel
   LL: N 31.77847, E 35.22938
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Once reported as 10 steel bells.
   Actually 11, including 6-ton bass, all
   cast by Andrei Samgin, Moscow, before
   the Russian Revolution.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 18__
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008
*Links:

A photo of the church entrance and bell tower.

An exterior photo

The history of this ancient church

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all chimes in this region by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all chimes in this region by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all chimes in this region by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Israel.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/06/30
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/06/30
*Photos:

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