DUESSELDORF - EMK : GERMANY-BRD

*Location:

   Evangelische Melancthon-Kirchengemeinde
     (or)  Evangelische Mathai-Gemeinde
   Graf-Recke-Straße 211
   Grafenberg
   Düsseldorf,
     Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
   LL: N 51.24457, E 6.82009
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Ev. Oster-Kirchengemeinde Düsseldorf
   Graf-Recke-Str.211
   DE-40237 Düsseldorf
   T: (0211)914 51-0
   E: post@osterkirchengemeinde.de

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Two swinging bells by Rincker, 1964,
   are connected as sub-bourdons.
   Action replaced in 2009 with
   variable-dynamic electric hammers.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 40 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range: CFA)C C   /    NONE  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1964
     with  3 bells made by Rincker     
   Prior history:
     In 1964, the instrument was begun with 35 bells
       with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1966
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The joint parish's Webpage about this church has a paragraph about the bells and a photo of them.

The German Wikipedia article about this instrument has full details of the bells and a photo of the tower.

The DGV page about this instrument has minimal information and no photo.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of 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:Nordrhein-Westfalen.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 23-Sep-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/09/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/09/22
*Photos:

(none available)


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