Carillon on Špilberk Castle / Zvonkohra na Špilberku , Brno, Czech Republic
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Quick Description: Carillon on the main courtyard of Špilberk Castle in Brno / Zvonkohra na hlavním nádvorí hradu Špilberk v Brne
Location: Jihomoravský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 4/27/2010 10:28:34 AM
Waymark Code: WM8PE3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
Views: 215

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Bells are installed in the large courtyard, where they create a conspicuous feature over the castle well, and they enliven the somewhat austere but impressive surroundings. They form a chime consisting of 15 bells weighing from 16 to 220 kg, which were cast by Laetitie Dytrychová in Brodek u Prerova. The relief on the bells is the work of the sculptor Otmar Oliva. The chime plays one of 32 music compositions every whole hour. The chime plays from 9 am. till 6 pm.

CZ

Zvonkohra na brnenském Špilberku byla vyrobena v roce 1990 ve zvonarské dílne Loetitie Dytrychové v Brodku u Prerova. Tvorí ji soustava 15ti ruzne velkých zvonu; nejmenší váží 16 kg, ten nejvetší 220 kg.

Autorem figurální výzdoby velkého zvonu a umeleckého ztvárnení erbu mesta Brna na menších zvonech je akademický sochar Otmar Oliva. Zvony jsou uchyceny napevno, hýbou se pouze jejich srdce. Puvodne byla zvonkohra urcena pro prucelí domu na Novobranské (vedle Menínské brány). Zvonkohru si lze poslechnout každý den vždy v celou hodinu od 9 do 18 hodin. V pocítaci je naprogramováno 32 melodií, které zvonkohra strídave hraje.

The recording of the carillon' melodies one can find e.g.

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Location:
Brno City Museum
Špilberk 1
Brno, Czech Republic
662 24


Who controls the carillon?: Brno City Museum

Number of bells: 15

Schedule of regular public performances:
Every hour from 9 am. till 6 pm. (32 melodies)


Year of construction: 6/1/1990

Structure: The chime consisting of 15 bells weighing from 16 to 220 kg fixed on the inner wall of Spilberk Castle in the large courtyard

Location web page: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
An original photograph of the carillon is required. One of you and your crew doing your very best imitation of Quasimodo and/or Esmeralda will be most appreciated.
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