St.Peter's Cathedral
   near Chipyela village
   Likoma Island,
     Lake Malawi (Lake Nyasa), Malawi
   LL: S 12.06409, E 34.73766
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   Hemispherical bells.

*Technical data:

   Mechanical-automatic chime of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1906
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2019

Photos of the Cathedral

History of the cathedral

Stock photo shows part of the chiming machine plus the 4 largest hemispherical bells

Photo of Cathedral and its asymmetric towers, with history

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all chimes in this region by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all chimes in this region by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all chimes in this region by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Malawi (MW).

   This page was built from the database on  9-Apr-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/04/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/04/01

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