BELGOROD - Mobile : RUSSIA

   WW2 memorial of Prokhorovka tank battle

*Location:

   (Mobile)
   Belgorod, Russia
   LL: N 50.600, E 36.583
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   City of Belgorod
   Information Music Center
   E: muzkarta@gmail.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   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
*Links:

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.

*Status:
   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
*Photos:

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Bell frames on truck

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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