Stavanger Cathedral (1922)



Number of bells: 22 (+15 in 1998 +12 in 2000)

Largest bell: 1 078 kg (e1)

Bell founder: Warner (22) Olsen Nauen (27)

Keyboard: Clock-o-matic (European standard)

 

The carillon was a gift by the shipping company Sigvald Bergesen. The inauguration took place January 1922 with a concert given by the carillon player at St Paul’s Cathedral, London. He played hymns mostly from England. In 1998 and 2000 the carillon was enlarged by Olsen Nauen Bell Foundry.


This picture from «Aftenposten» 22 June 1922 shows the first keyboard in Stavanger Cathedral.