The carillon at Oslo City Hall

The bells in Oslo City Hall play every hour som 7 a.m. to midnight. The bells play everything from classical pieces to more recent pop.

If you want to take a closer look at the City Hall or the carillon, you can book a tour.

About the carillon

The carillon has 49 bells. The largest weighs 4,000 kilograms, and the smallest 14 kilograms.

The carilloneur plays live concerts every Sunday at 3 p.m. during June, July and August.

The bell-ringer is Laura-Marie Rueslåtten.

Playlist of ritornells from the carillion from June 1st to September 1st
TimeMorgenstemning – Edvard Grieg
7 a.m.Pippi Langstrømpe kjenningsmelodi – Jan Johansson
8 a.m.Nå skal vi til tante – Anne-Cath. Vestly
9 a.m.Knerten kjenningsmelodi – Anne-Cath. Vestly
10 a.m.Det er ikke greit – Deltagere Veslefrikkprisen 2020
11 a.m.We Shall Overcome – Charles Albert Tindley
NoonUntitled – Deltagere U-trykkprisen 2020
1 p.m.Ny verden – Jo Vestly, fra "Aurora"-lydbøkene
2 p.m.Jeg går ærend for mor – Anne-Cath. Vestly
3 p.m.Mormor-tema – Trond Bjerknes, fra "Mormor"-lydbøkene
4 p.m.Barndomsminne fra Nordland* – Adolf Thomsen
5 p.m.Sailing – Gavin Sutherland
6 p.m.Draumkvedet – trad. norsk
7 p.m.Summer Nights – Jacobs/Casey, fra "Grease"
8 p.m.Jeg lagde meg så silde – trad. norsk
9 p.m.Nå skal mamma sove – Anne-Cath. Vestly
10 p.m.En annen sol* – Øyvind Staveland
11 p.m.Vektersang
MidnightVektersang - Edvard Grieg

* requests from the public


The carillon is managed by the City Hall’s administration service.

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