North and south towers
   Stephansdom (St.Stephen's Cathedral)
   Passau, Bayern, Germany
   LL: N 48.57437, E 13.46501
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   Bells all cast in Passau, 1733-1999,
   last 3 by Perner; most are recastings
   of older bells; #1,3 in south tower,
   rest in north.  F0,G,A,Bb,c#1,e,f#,a1

*Technical data:

   Motor-swung peal of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the bass octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     NONE  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was completed in 1999
     with bells made by multiple founders - see Remarks above  
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2013

The German Wikipedia article about this building has photos of it and a section about the peal of 8 bells.  Both towers have two belfries since the reconstruction in 1897.

This peal having no principal maker, it is not indexed by foundry.

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.
In that list can also be found the second bell as well as the third bell.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Germany/Bavaria.

   This page was built from the database on  1-Aug-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/07/26
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/08/09

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