Ringers from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus will meet in St. Daniel's monastery
The festival of Russian bells will be held on Sunday afternoon in the bell tower of the Moscow Svyato-Danilovoch of the monastery, reports the Synodal information Department of the Moscow Patriarchate.
The celebration dedicated to the 30th anniversary revival of bells in the historic capital of the monastery, will bring together the best bell ringers of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and the Baltic States." in 1985, when the monastery was renovated over the neighborhood rang the Bell, collected from different places by the labours of the brethren and parishioners. We wanted to celebrate this milestone, " leads SINFO the words of the Abbot of the monastery, Archimandrite Alexey (Polikarpov).
Bells will be performed in 18 historic bells returned to the monastery by Harvard University in 2008. In the early twentieth century they were considered the best in the Russian capital. A special timbre to the ensemble attached 9 bells, cast in the Russian capital at the enterprise according to the rules of Finnish popular at the time of the style "art Nouveau," according to the report.
the organizers emphasize that the Festival coincides with the beginning of the new academic year on " Danilovsky courses skills bell-ringer ", where everyone is taught the basics of traditional Russian bells and campanology - the science of bells.
Danilovaa the bells of the monastery - the fourth set in Russia, is fully preserved after the revolution of 1917. In its scale and musical qualities, he ranks second after Rostov bell ensemble. On Danilovsky bells besprepyatstvenno practiced any of Russian bells.
7 years ago the historic Bells returned from the USA in good faith the owner of Harvard University. In September 2010, after researching the wealth of bells and system configuration management ensemble, the monastery was held the 1st Festival of the bells.