MELLE : GERMANY-BRD

*Location:

   Rathaus
   Markt at Haferstraße
   Melle, Niedersachsen, Germany
   LL: N 52.20281, E 8.33739
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*Carillonist:

   Gerd Kruse

*Contact:

   Rathaus
   Markt 22
   D-49324 Melle

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Vanbergen carillon, pre-1973, possibly
   replaced an older carillon destroyed
   in WW II; presumed completely replaced.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 37 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2010
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     Previously, a complete instrument of 23 bells was installed
       with bells made by vanBergen   
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2014
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The DGV page about this carillon has a photo of the building, but no prior history.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the vanBergen bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts 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:Lower Saxony.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 11-Jun-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/06/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/06/10
*Photos:

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