Sw.Katarzyna (St.Catharine's Church) Katarzynki street at Rajska street (at Wielkie Mlyny street) Gdansk, Poland LL: N 54.35406, E 18.65113*Formerly identified as:
Katharinenkirche Danzig, Westpreussen (West Prussia; Germany) - or - Freistadt Danzig (Free City of Danzig)
Malgorzata Fiebig E: email@example.com - and - Monica Kazmierczak E: firstname.lastname@example.org - and - Karol Meissner E: email@example.com
Muzeum Zegarów Wiezowych Oddzial MHMG (Muzeum Historyczne Miasta Gdanska) Gdansk, Ul.Wielke Mlyny T: (058)305 64 92 E: firstname.lastname@example.org (Tower Clock Museum St.Catharine's Church Gdansk, Poland) - or - Polish Carillon Society ul. Dluga 47 80-278 Gdansk, Poland T: (058)7679128 or 3056492 E: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Original bells by J.N.Derck of Hoorn, cast in 1737; 10 recast and 13 retuned in 1739; all destroyed by fire in 1905. Replacement by Schilling of Apolda, cast 1908, installed 1910, along with 5 church bells from F 10.4 tonnes, with mechanisms by E.Korfhage & Sons, Buhr, nr Osnabrück; taken down in 1940 for war materiel, but 28 bells survived and are now part of carillon at LÜBECK, GERMANY (q.v.); the smallest of the 5 church bells remains here. First 3 octaves of present bells cast in stages, 1986-9, ded. 1 Sep.1989; a playing console was provided in 1990 but never connected.
Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. The instrument was enlarged in 1998 with bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1989, the instrument was begun with 37 bells made by Eijsbouts In 1910, a complete instrument of 37 bells was installed by Sergeys (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1739, some bells were recast or replaced with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1738, a complete instrument of 35 bells was installed by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: E Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2006
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