Bismarckstraße 90
     Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
   LL: N 51.22113, E 6.78902
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   Stiftung Gerhart-Hauptmann-Haus
   Bismarckstraße 90
   D-40210 Düsseldorf
   T: 0211 16 99 111
   E: sekretariat@g-h-h.de


   Autoplay daily at 1200,1800

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 20 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1985
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  . 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 2023


The German Wikipedia article about the building mentions the chime and has a similar photo; the associated Wikimedia Commons category has more, including an informative sign about these bells (in German and English).

The G-H-H forum Website has a near-vertical view of the bells, but says nothing about them.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in Germany/Nordrhein-Westfalen.

   This page was built from the database on  9-Aug-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2023/08/06
   and on technical data last updated on 2023/08/06

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