HANNOVER - M : GERMANY-BRD

*Location:

   Marktkirche St.Georgii et Jacobi
   Am Markte
   Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
   LL: N 52.37182, E 9.73501
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Gemeinde der Marktkirche
   Pfarramt
   Hanns-Lilje-Platz 2
   DE-30159 Hannover
   T: 0511/36437-20   F: 0511/36437-37
   E: marktkirche.hannover/@/evlka DOTde

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Peal: E0,A,B,C#1,D,E,F#,A,B,C#2,D#;
   7 bells by Schilling--2 in 1959 and
   5 in 1951; 2 peal bells plus 2 clock
   bells by Ludolph Siegfriedt, Hannover,
   17th c.; smallest peal bell & smallest
   clock bell by Thomas Riedeweg,
   Hannover, 18c.  Three of the Siegfriedt
   bells were transferred here from the
   Kreuzkirche after WW II.

*Technical data:

   Motor-swung peal of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is A  in the bass octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     NONE  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   Work was done (as described in Remarks above) in 1959
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
*Links:

The Musik page of the church Website has a photo of the tower, but there is no information about the bells.

This peal having a variety of makers, it is not indexed as such.

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/Lower Saxony.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 11-Sep-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/08/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/08/29
*Photos:

(none available)

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