FUERTH : GERMANY

*Location:

   Rathaus
   Brandenburger Str. at Bäumenstraße
   Fürth, Bayern, Germany
   LL: N 49.47717, E 10.98913
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Former location (1988-2007):

   Mobile trailer
   Bayreuth, Bayern, Germany
*Player:
   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Tourist Information
   T: 0911/23 95 87 0
   E: tourist-info/@/fuerth DOTde

*Schedule:

   Autoplay daily at 12:04, bars 8 to 16
   of the rock classic "Stairway to
   Heaven" by the British rock group
   Led Zeppelin.

*Remarks:

   Installation by Bayreuther Turmuhren;
   MIDI keyboard

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the itty-bitty octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2007
     with bells made by Eijsbouts in 1988  
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2023
*Links:

The DGV page about this instrument has a photo of the building.

The Wiki for the city of F├╝rth (in German) has a section about the bells of the city hall.  There are also photos of the building, and a history of the previous bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all German non-traditional carillons by pitch (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/Bavaria.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  9-Aug-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2023/08/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2023/08/02
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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