Turm der Vorderburg
   An der Vorderburg
   Schlitz, Hessen
     (was Oberhessen), Germany
   LL: N 50.67437, E 9.56003
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   Stadtverwaltung Schlitz
   An der Kirche 4
   D-36110 Schlitz
   T: 06642/970-0   F: 06642/970-56
   E: info/@/schlitz DOTde


   Autoplay at 1500,1700


   Bells by Kurtz.
   Building houses Burgmuseum Schlitz.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 26 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C#  /    ----  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1950
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1973

The German Wikipedia article about the building has two photos of the central tower; it mentions these bells and their playing schedule.

A tourism page about the museum has a photo of the tower, contact information and opening times.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, 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/Hessen.

   This page was built from the database on  8-Sep-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/08/28
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/08/07

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