Gatehouse belltower St.Michael's Cathedral & Monastery Mykhalivs'ka ploscha Kiev (Kyiv, Kijev), Ukraine LL: N 50.45567, E 30.52178
St.Michael's Cathedral Mykhalivs'ka ploscha Kiev, Ukraine T: 278 89 56
Automatic play of a different Ukrainian folk melody each hour around the clock, with Ukrainian hymn before 1200 and 2400; quarter tunes are fixed.
Cast by Ukrainian founders; bass bell 8 tonnes, treble 2 kg. All bells have crowns and are strapped to timbers slung in steel frames. Some basses much older; instrument has grown in stages, and might originally have been a zvon. Controls installed by firm Schmidhofer Klement, who report a carillon of 36 bells playable automatically or via baton keyboard. A 2005 report stated 40 bells.
Traditional carillon of 50 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is unknown Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: (??)C C 50/(??)C B 25 There is one missing bass semitone The whole instrument was installed in 1997 with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above Auxiliary mechanisms: E Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2007*Links:
This page was built from the database on 26-May-22 based on textual data last updated on 2022/05/23 and on technical data last updated on 2007/11/16
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