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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.

There are several concerts in the bell tower in the summer.

The bell-ringer is Laura-Marie Rueslåtten.

Playlist of ritornells from the carillion from 1 June to 1. december
7 a.m.Morgenstemning – Edvard Grieg
8 a.m.Planet Earth II Main Theme – Hans Zimmer, Billie R. Fingers, Bruce Fingers, Hacob Shea, Jasha Klebe
9 a.m.Fryd – Anne Grete Preus
10 a.m.Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen*
11 a.m.You Can Call Me Al – Paul Simon*
NoonEverybody’s Free (To Feel Good) – Tim Cox, NigelSwanston*
1 p.m.Joik fra Kautokeino – Ukjent, nedtegnet i 1813
2 p.m.Seminole Wind – John Anderson
3 p.m.Jeg gikk en tur på stien – Unknown*
4 p.m.September – Maurice White, Al McKay, Allee Willis*
5 p.m.Njoktje – unknown, from southern Sami joik from 1911*
6 p.m.For jorden vår – Winner of the Climate Roar song contest, Erlend Kartvedt
7 p.m.Silpedlibjh – from Frode Fjellheim
8 p.m.You Still Believe in Me – Brian Wilson, Tony Asher*
9 p.m.Mov aalhtere vaerine tjuavka – from Frode Fjellheim
10 p.m.Joiketema fra Kautokeino – Unknown, writen down in 1799
11 p.m.Tir n'a noir – Øyvind Staveland*
MidnightVektersang - Edvard Grieg

* requests from the public


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

Do you have any questions? Send e-mail to postmottak@rft.oslo.kommune.no.