Bragernes kirke (church)
   Cappelens gate at Kirkegata
   Drammen, Buskerud, Norway
   LL: N 59.74653, E 10.20646
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   Jørn Fevang
   E: jfevang@drammen.kirken.no


   Bragernes kirke
   N-3016 Drammen
   T: 3283 2633




   Reports of 47 bells are incorrect.
   Also three swinging bells: G,Bb,D
   Keyboard by Eijsbouts, with pedals (but
   not manual keys) for missing bass

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     G G   /    G D   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1961
     with bells made by Bergholtz   
   Year of latest technical information source is 2009


Church Website (in Norwegian)

Photos of tower and playing console

Building photo and description

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Bergholtz bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all European traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all traditional carillons in Norway.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Norway.


   This page was built from the database on 11-Apr-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/03/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/03/28

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