MUENCHEN - O : GERMANY-BRD

*Location:

   Glockenstuhl
   Olympiapark
   Coubertinplatz/Hans-Joachim-Vogel-Platz
   Oberwiesenfeld
   München (Munich), Bayern, Germany
   LL: N 48.17382, E 11.54916
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*Carillonist:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Carillon was dismantled in 2007
   because of noise complaints from nearby
   beer garden; in storage, awaiting
   redevelopment.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 50 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 10 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     G D 44/    C G   
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The presence or absence of a practice console is unknown
   The instrument was enlarged in 1991
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1971, the instrument was begun with 49 bells
       made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  . meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    4 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:   7 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  98%
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, 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/Bavaria.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 16-Sep-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/09/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2022/09/03
*Photos:

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Carillon as originally installed

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Map of Olympic park as designed; carillon at #17

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Historical document showing cost of carillon (Glockenspiel)

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