FRANKFURT-AM-MAIN - STB : GERMANY

   City peal

*Location:

   Kaiserdom St.Bartholomäus
   Domplatz
   Frankfurt-am-Main, Hessen, Germany
   LL: N 50.11068, E 8.68495 z19
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Katholische Kirchengemeinde
     Dom St.Bartholomäus
   Domplatz 14
   60311 Frankfurt am Main
   T: 0 69 / 29 70 32 -0
   F: 0 69 / 29 70 32 -49
   E: pfarrei/@/dom-frankfurt DOTde

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Cast by Hermann Grosse, Glockengießerei
   J.G.Grosse, Dresden; E0 11950 kg,
   A0 4630 kg, C#1,E1,F#1,G#1,A1,H1,C#2.
   Quarters on #9 & #7, hour on #4 & #3.
   In 1987, #1 & #4 cracked and were
   welded.  Also 2 church bells by
   Petit & Gebr. Edelbrock, Gescher, 2004,
   in the Dachreiter.

*Technical data:

   Motor-swung peal of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is A  in the bass octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1877
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
*Links:

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous 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.

Where the bass bell of this peal ranks among all great bells in Germany

Index to all tower bell instruments in Germany/Hessen.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 23-Jun-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/06/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/06/22
*Photos:

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