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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--


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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--





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