Glockenspiel im Rumpel


   Zum Schiefen Eck (north wall)
   Kuttelgasse at Rindergasse
   Rheinfelden, Aargau, Switzerland
   LL: N 47.55483, E 7.79312
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page


   Stadtverwaltung Rheinfelden
   Marktgasse 16
   4310 Rheinfelden
   T: 61 635 51 11
   E: stadtbuero@rheinfelden.ch
   - or -
   Tourismus Rheinfelden
   T: 61 835 52 00
   E: tourismus@rheinfelden.ch


   Autoplay daily at 9,12,15,17 - melody
   followed by animation.


   Glockenspiel; on the north wall of a
   medieval house.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1976
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2023

Photo of the chime

A tourism page has more views and a video (1:42).

Descriptive inscription on the wall of the building

Waymarking page with photo and description

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all European chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all European chimes by year of completion.

Index to all glockenspiels in the world.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Switzerland.

   This page was built from the database on  9-Aug-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2023/08/04
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/01/15

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