Add to favorite
 
Tags: Bell Ringing


Articles:

History of Bell Founding in Russia, Part 2
At the end of the 19th century Russian bells won wide international acclaim. Products by Russian bell foundries were presented at numerous international exhibitions, and their owners took gold and silver prizes.
--14-06-2015--
History of Bell Founding in Russia, Part 1
Since times immemorial bells and bell ringing have been an integral part of the Christian church service.
--12-06-2015--
Russian Tradition of Semantron, aka Slavic Flat Bells, Part 2
The late 20th century saw the revival of ancient Russian tradition of playing the semantron (aka bilo). However, the centuries old music instrument was thoroughly studied, developed and perfected.
--10-06-2015--
Russian Tradition of Semantron, aka Slavic Flat Bells, Part 1
Semantron (bilo in Russian) is one of the most ancient and simple but powerful music instruments. The resounding spellbinding voice of these ancient Slavic flat bells was known in Russia long before the coming of Christianity.
--09-06-2015--
Reviving Old Tradition. Learning the Art of Bell Ringing
Before the revolution of 1917 Moscow alone had 765 Orthodox churches, about 350 belfries and around 3000 bells. However, in the late 1920s the majority of churches and belfries ceased existing, while bell ringing was strictly banned. Seemingly, Moscow stopped ringing forever. Bells were melted down, sold out and taken overseas. The churches which have preserved all their bells can be counted on one hand.
--28-08-2011--


News:

Bell Ringing Festival to be Held in Krasnodar
Regional Bell Ringing Festival will be opened at the Holy Protection Church in the city of Krasnodar on January 13.
--12-01-2018--
Free Bell Ringing Concerts in St. Petersburg
Annual bell ringing festival Music over the City traditionally takes place in the Peter and Paul Fortress.
--17-06-2017--
Transfiguration Festival Kicks Off in Yaroslavl Today
It is for the 23rd time already that Yaroslavl hosts the Transfiguration Music Festival.
--19-08-2015--
Bell Ringing Festival Comes to Irkutsk Region
From July 10 to July 15 the Irkutsk Region will be hosting the famous bell ringing festival The Baikal Chime.
--07-07-2015--
Vologda Bell Ringers Prohibited to Perform The Beatles Songs
Bell ringers of St. Sophia Cathedral in Vologda have been officially forbidden to perform rock hits on bells.
--22-04-2014--
Unique Belfry Prepared for World Tour
Exposition of the Glinka Central Museum for Music Culture in Moscow has been replenished with the concert bell installation Russian belfry Sofia.
--20-07-2011--





Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Russian business  Nikolay Dostal  Baikonur  International space station  Russian mobile operators  World Press Photo  Kazan  Mongolia  religion  Flights to Moscow  Anonymous hacker group  Spartak Moscow  Alexander Bondar  Dmitry Mendeleev  Kurban Berdyev  atmospheric science  Russian Stage Directors  Victory Day  Russian history  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian tourism  the Russian Museum  Madonna  Russian events  LGBT in Russia  Kremlin  Vladivostok  Moscow  Archeology  Fires  Moscow monuments  Russian legislation  New Year Gifts  Peter and Fevronia  Zapovednoye Posolstvo   Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian opera  Best of Russia 2013  Painting  Russian Cinema  Russian Literature  Sculpture  natural disasters  Moscow Museums of Contemporary Art  Luzniki  Sverdlovsk region  Russian International  Lialia Kuznetsova  International Yoga Day   Russian gas 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites