Klosterkirche Heilige Kreuz
   Scheyern, Bayern, Germany
   LL: N 48.50207, E 11.45285
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   Replaced a peal of 5 steel bells from
   Bochumer Verein, 1947; the largest of
   those now hangs on display nearby.
   Great Peal (#1-4, E0-c#1) is in upper
   belfry, Main Peal (#5-10, f#1-e2) and
   Small Peal (#10-14, e2-b2) in lower.
   Bass is largest bell cast by Perner
   to date.  Some bells Schilling profile.

*Technical data:

   Motor-swung peal of 14 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is G# 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 installed in 2007
     with bells made by Perner       (except for 3)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2013

The German Wikipedia article about this Benedictine Abbey has a photo of the bell tower and a long section about the bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Perner bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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.  (The second bell can also be found in that list.)

Index to all tower bell instruments in Germany/Hessen.

   This page was built from the database on 22-Jun-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/06/04
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/08/09

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