Zvuky Prahy / Sounds of Prague

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Bells of St. Vojtěch’s

Creator: milos (Miloš Vojtěchovský)
Submitted: 2017-12-03
Recorded: 2017-12-04
Licence: Creative Commons Licence
Download: vojtechzvon3.mp3

On Sunday at noon on the Bell Tower at Vojtěšská. These particular bells should be sounding:
Vojtěch: 122.5cm diameter, c. 1500 kg, tuning fis'-1. Created in 1540 by Master Ondřej in the New Town of Prague.
Ludmila, 112.2cm diameter, c. 1150 kg, tuning gis' ± 1. 1545 by Stanislav Klatovsky.
Kulhavý, 49.7cm diameter, c. 73 kg, tuning gis'' + 3. Made 1611 by Baltasar Hoffman in Prague at the Emausy Monastery.
A nameless bell, apparently St. Ann or Joseph and Mary, c. 35cm diameter. It is cracked and comes from a former chapel in Jihlava.
A nameless bell from 1921, 30cm diameter. It is not hung, but ready for the lantern tower next to the bell Kulhavý. At the end, the door bell which earlier hung on the parish house.