Bad Godesberg,
     Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
   LL: N 50.68109, E 7.15604
*Former location (1979-1981)
   Bundesgartenschau 1979
   Rheinaue Park
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page


   Georg Wagner
   E: georg.wagner/@/
   - and -
   Ariane Toffel


   Bundesstadt Bonn
   Berlinerplatz 2
   53103 Bonn
   T: 228 77-0   F: 228 77-4646



*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the itty-bitty octave
   Transposition is up two octaves
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    NONE  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1979
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  0 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    4 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:   6 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  99%
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991

The DGV page about this carillon has a tower photo but no other information.

A local photographer's page has 3 photos and a description.

A city page about the park has no information about the carillon.

A news page has a photo which shows more of the little tower.

A photo of part of the keyboard appears to show that there is no pedalboard.
A related photo shows the bell frame clearly.

A Waymarking page for these bells has 9 photos.

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/Nordrhein-Westfalen.

   This page was built from the database on 26-May-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/05/21
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/10/22

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