Rådhuset (City Hall)
   Kyrkogatan between
     Norra Rådmansgatan & Norra Kungsgatan
   Gävle, Gävleborgs Län, Sweden
   LL: N 60.67430, E 17.14510
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City locator maps and gazetteer page


   Gudrun Raccuja




   Autoplay daily at 9,12,15,18,21;
   concerts in connection with organ days
   at Heliga Trefaldighets kyrka

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 36 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C G   
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1972
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991

A news article (in Swedish) about the carillon of Gavle has an associated Windows Media Player clip with the sound of the bells, some photos of the building, and a very brief view of the pedal transmission of the keyboard.

Where 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 tower bell instruments in Sweden.

   This page was built from the database on 24-Oct-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/08/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/06/11

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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