Petropavlovskaya Krepost
   (Peter & Paul Tower; new lower belfry)
   St.Petersburg (Leningrad), Russia
   LL: N 59.94895, E 30.31360
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   Marina Nevskaya






   Located at level of upper windows,
   which now open for sound egress - below
   the zvon (PK/1) in the main belfry
   and the remains of the old carillon
   (PK/2) in the lantern.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 51 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     G D 43/    A#G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2001
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001


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 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 Russia.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Russia.


   This page was built from the database on  5-Dec-06
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/04/24
   and on technical data last updated on 2004/05/27

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