Novo-Diveevo Russian Orthodox Convent
   Smith Road (Co.Rte.60),
     east of Co.Rte.35A
   Nanuet, New York, USA
   LL: N 41.11031, W 74.02534
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   Abbess Irini
   Novo-Diveevo Convent
   100 Smith Road
   Nanuet, NY  10954-5200
   T: 845-356-0425   F: 845-371-3717




   Bells by Pyatkov & Co. of Russia;
   notes G#1,E2,F,A#,B2,E3,F#,A3,C#4

*Technical data:

   Zvon of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ZVON  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1999
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006


The Website of the convent has two photos of the building and its independent bell tower; click either one to see larger versions on a photo page, where they are individually clickable to see even larger versions.

Video of bell ringing (2:21) for Divine Liturgy on Palm Sunday - includes a brief view up at the bells.

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

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all zvons in the USA.

Index to all tower bell instruments in MA.


   This page was built from the database on 29-May-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/05/21
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/11/15

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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