AALEN : GERMANY-BRD

*Location:

   Altes Rathaus
   Marktplatz
   Aalen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
   LL: N 48.83781, E 10.09295
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*Contact:

   Stadtverwaltung Aalen
   Marktplatz 30
   D-73430 Aalen
   T: 07361 520   F: 07361 52-1902
   E: presseamt@aalen.de

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Made between 1945 and 1979.  Believed
   to be in the Altes Rathaus, not the
   Neues Rathaus at the other end of the
   Marktplatz.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 19??
     with bells made by Rincker     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1979
*Links:

The German Wikipedia article about the town has photos of the Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) but not the new one.  Only a pair of clock bells are visible in the spire.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Rincker bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all German non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all German non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all German non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Germany:Baden-Württemberg.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  5-Apr-16
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/08/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2016/04/02
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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