BERLIN - RP : GERMANY

*Location:

   Reformirte Parochialkirche
   Klosterstraße 67
   Berlin, Germany
   LL: N 52.51705, E 13.41269
Site locator map
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*Carillonist:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Autoplay daily at 9,12,15,18

*Remarks:

   Original carillon cast for Mint Tower
   by Johann Jacobi but installed here;
   all but largest replaced by J.A.deGrave
   (& possibly also Claes Noorden),
   with clockworks & drum;
   all destroyed by bombing in 1943,
   except for two bells which now swing.
   New bells have P&F profile;
   keyboard mid-European standard.
   Electro-pneumatic auto.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 52 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  4 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D 51/    A#G   
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 2016
     with bells made by Eijsbouts
   Prior history:
     In 1717, a complete instrument of 37 bells was installed
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (1 bell remains from that work.)
     In 1714, a complete instrument of 35 bells was installed
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (1 bell remains from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: S2E   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The German Wikipedia article about the building has photos of it before and after the reconstruction of the belfry and spire, as well as a detailed history of the building and its bells.  There is a photo of the interior bells, and a concert video (13:18) showing some of the exterior bells.

An English-language tourism page briefly describes the church and carillon, but has no photos.

Gallery of 8 photos of the building and bells

Webpage about the project to reconstruct the spire and carillon.

A very extensive Website about the reconstruction project

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of 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/Berlin.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 22-Feb-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/02/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/02/21
*Photos:

(none available)

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