WW2 memorial of Prokhorovka tank battle


   Belgorod, Russia
   LL: N 50.600, E 36.583
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   Baton keyboard with electric action;
   also reported as originally mechanical
   action.  In four sections; playable
   on truck or indoors.

*Technical data:

   Carillon-sized instrument with action described in Remarks above of 51 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     G D 44/    A#G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2012
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020

YouTube video of the carillon with the Belgorod state Philharmonic in Great hall

Russian-language blog about this transportable carillon, wiwth many photos and videos; the small photos on this page are clickable for larger versions.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in Russia.

   This page was built from the database on 17-Nov-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/11/12
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/08/22

Bell frames on truck

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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