Carillon in village park, Brodek u Prerova, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja
N 49° 29.057 E 017° 20.430
33U E 669516 N 5483926
Quick Description: Unique carillon in small park of village Brodek u Prerova, seat of a world famous Bellfoundry "Tomášková - Dytrychová"
Location: Olomoucký kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 11/30/2010 5:46:56 AM
Waymark Code: WMA84A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
Views: 109

Long Description:
The village Brodek u Prerova is a seat of a world famous Bellfoundry "Tomášková - Dytrychová" (http://www.zvony-tomaskova.cz/) founded here by Josef Dytrych in 1950. In 1999 the unique carillon was constructed in small park in front of village church according to design of Jirí Studenecký. All of the 22 bells of the carillon were casted in the Bellfoundry. The heaviest bell has about 220 kgs and the lightest one has about 5 kgs. The carillon played at first on January 1st, 2000 at 00:00 hrs. More then 100 melodies can be controlled either by computer or electronic keyboard can be connected and one can play carillon "manually". Every day at 18 o'clock or on Sundays and Holidays at 12 o'clock is played random melody.
Location:
Masarykovo náměstí (Masaryk's square)
Brodek u Přerova, Czech Republic


Who controls the carillon?: Brodek u Prerova, Czech Republic - more then 100 melodies are run randomly and are controled by computer, manual playing is also possible

Number of bells: 22

Schedule of regular public performances:
Daily 18:00 Sundays and Holiday - 12:00


Year of construction: 1/1/2000

Structure: Free standing structure in park on village square

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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