Arka-zvonnitsa (pillars)


   Primorsky Park of Victory
   Severnay Doroga, 15
   Krestovsky (Cross) Island
   St.Petersburg (Leningrad), Russia
   LL: N 59.97564, E 30.21553
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   Russian bells, hung in recesses on the
   inner faces of two pillars that carry
   a gilded crown holding 23 Dutch bells
   (see CI/1 under Carillons)

*Technical data:

   Zvon of 18 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2003
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004

The Russian Wikipedia article about this place has a detailed description and history.

Article (2011, in Russian) about this instrument, with photo of the towers and video (2:10)

Wikimedia photo of the towers under construction

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

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

Index to all zvons.

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 2020/11/11

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