VAXJO : SWEDEN

*Location:

   Domkyrka (Cathedral)
   Växjö, Kronobergs Län, Sweden
   LL: N 56.892, E 14.801
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*Carillonist:

   Thomas Niklasson
   T: 0470-704830
*Past Carillonneurs:
   Ture Olsson

*Contact:

   Växjö domkyrkoförsamling
   Box 307
   351 05 Växjö
   T: 0470-704824   F: 0470-704829
   E: vaxjo.domkyrko@svenskakyrkan.se

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Also reported as 28 bells

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1962
     with bells made by Bergholtz   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: IE    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2021
*Links:

The Swedish Church page has a photo of the cathedral facade and its unusual twin-spired tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Bergholtz 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.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 30-Jan-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/01/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/08/05
*Photos:

(none available)

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