EMMERICH : GERMANY

*Location:

   St.Aldegundiskirche
   Christoffelstraße
     at Hinter der Alten Kirche
   Emmerich am Rhein,
     Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
   LL: N 51.83007, E 6.24480
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*Carillonist:

   Marcel Siebers   (A)
   Marienweerd 16
   5431 GL  Cuijk
   Netherlands
   T/F: 485 315 768   C: 6272 65 138
   E: siebersbells/@/home DOTnl
   - and -
   Stefan Burs

*Contact:

   Aldegundiskirche
   Hottomannsdeich 1
   46446 Emmerich

*Schedule:

   Third Saturday (May-Oct) 1100-1200;
   auto on the hour, 0900-2100

*Remarks:

   Planned enlargement would add 1 fixed
   and 4 swinging bells, including one by
   Van Wou (1498, 3500kg, B1)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 43 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  5 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C --  /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2000
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2010
*Links:

The carillonneur's page about this tower has photos of the tower, keyboard, and 1498 Geert van Wou bell.

The DGV page about this carillon has a tower photo and a partial description.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  6-Apr-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/03/21
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/01/26
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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