Main Borough Town Hall Dluga str. at Kramarska Gdansk, Poland LL: N 54.34882, E 18.65297*Formerly identified as:
Rathaus 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
City of Gdansk Historical Museum Gdansk, Poland - or - Polish Carillon Society ul. Dluga 47 80-278 Gdansk, Poland T: (058)7679128 or 3056492 E: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
A clock-chime and hour bell by Johannes Moor, of 's Hertogenbosch, were mostly destroyed by war in 1945; the three surviving bells were moved elsewhere. The steel bells of Biskupia Górka (see GDANSK - B) were here for some years. Present bells have mean-tone tuning, and hang in the open sides of middle level of octagonal spire; inaugurated New Year's Eve, 1999.
Traditional carillon of 37 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: C D / C ---- There are two missing bass semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1999 with bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1560, a complete instrument was installed with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above ( 0 bells remain from that work.) Year of latest technical information source is 2006
WCF photos of the old Town Hall, the belfry, and the carillon keyboard.
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries,
in this region
and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts 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 Poland.
Index to all tower bell instruments in Poland.
This page was built from the database on 20-May-06 based on textual data last updated on 2006/05/15 and on technical data last updated on 2006/04/12
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