Mobile carillon


   Botvinko family
   Kiev (Kyiv), Ukraine
   LL: N 50.45, E 30.52
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   New keyboard is WCF standard, but
   bells (in 3 separate wheeled frames)
   retain original electric action.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 50 bells (hybrid)
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     G D 44/    C __  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The present keyboard was installed in 2017
     by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 2007, the complete instrument of 50 bells was constructed
       with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  0 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    1 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:   2 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  95%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2021
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

YouTube video (Dec.2008) of these bells with the original piano-style keyboard

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 Ukraine.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Ukraine.

   This page was built from the database on 28-May-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/05/27
   and on technical data last updated on 2022/05/23

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