FREIBERG : GERMANY

*Location:

   Rathaus
   Obermarkt
   Freiberg, Sachsen, Germany
   LL: N 50.91715, E 13.34333
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City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Contact:

   Stadt Freiberg
   Obermarkt 24
   D-09599 Freiberg

*Schedule:

   Autoplay daily at 1115 & 1615

*Remarks:

   Porcelain bells from Meissen, with
   controls by Klaus Ferner of Niederau.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 12 porcelain 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 1986
     with porcelain bells made by Meissen     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: I     
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  - meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:  45%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
*Links:

A Waymarking page for these bells has 4 photos of the building; the bells are in the front window of the tower below the clock face.

The German Wikipedia article about the market and its surrounding buildings gives a brief description of this instrument in a section about the Rathaus (town hall).
A closeup photo of the bells and clock is referenced in the German Wikipedia article about the town.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meissen porcelain factory, in this region and in the world.

[Instruments with porcelain bells are not indexed 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/Saxony.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  8-Sep-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/08/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/07/14
*Photos:

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