Archives of Acoustics, 19, 3, pp. 333-353, 1994

Acoustic investigation of the carillonsin Poland

M. Sankiewicz
Department of Sound Engineering, Gdańsk Technical University, 80-952 Gdańsk
Poland

A. Kaczmarek
Department of Sound Engineering, Gdańsk Technical University, 80-952 Gdańsk
Poland

G. Budzyński
Department of Sound Engineering, Gdańsk Technical University, 80-952 Gdańsk
Poland

The carillons existing in Poland are described. Three carillons have been recently investigated acoustically: that as Jasna Góra Sanctuary in Częstochowa, installed in 1905, that one at St. Catherine Church in Gdańsk, built in 1989, and the one at the Gdańsk Main-City town-Hall, rebuilt, yet unsatisfactorily, in 1970. Results of the computerized spectral sound analysis of those carillons are presented, compared and discussed.
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