Glockenspiele an der Grasenschule
   Kanalstraße at Hohenzollernpl.
   (at the central bus station,
     not far from the Neues Rathaus)
   Bayreuth, Bayern, Germany
   LL: N 49.94617, E 11.57442
*Former location (1971-2005):
   Rathausgiebel (altes Rathaus)
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   Stadt Bayreuth
   Luitpoldplatz 13
   D-95444 Bayreuth
   T: 0921 250




   Hemispherical bells (chimola)

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1971
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  - meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    8 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  15 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  98%
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991

Photo of the bells

Small photo from a different perspective

A Flickr photo gives another perspective, and documents the 2005 relocation.

The German Wikivoyage page about this city mentions these bells and their former location, and has the photo first mentioned above.  (The English Wikivoyage page does not.)

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

[Instruments with hemispherical bells are not indexed by pitch (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/Bavaria.

   This page was built from the database on 11-Sep-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/08/29
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/08/28

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