East tower
   Schloss St.Johannisburg
   Aschaffenburg/Main, Bayern, Germany
   LL: N 49.97603, E 9.14246
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   Ariane Toffel
   - and -
   Georg Wagner


   Stadt Aschaffenburg
   Dalbergstraße 9
   D-63739 Aschaffenburg
   T: 06021/330-1422


   Autoplay daily at 0905, 1205, 1705.
   Recitals Jun-Sep, 1st Sunday, 1600.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C G   
   There is one missing bass semitone
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1969
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E36   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1988

The English Wikipedia article about the building has two photos of it.
The German Wikipedia article is much more extensive, and includes a photo of the East Tower which holds these bells.

An English-language page has a photo, and provides opening hours and contact information for the building, but does not mention the bells.

A city cultural page about the carillon has one photo, descriptive text, and playing schedule.

The Website of the city cultural association has a text page about a festival for Carillon & Percussion.

Flickr photo of the carillon tower

The DGV page about this carillon has photos of the tower and console.

Video (6:55), explaining (in German) and demonstrating the working of the carillon.  (The linked Website no longer exists.)

A Website about art and this carillon includes information about recent guest artists.

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

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

Index to all traditional carillons in Germany.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Germany/Bavaria.

   This page was built from the database on  9-Oct-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2023/09/25
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/03/04

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