SPEYER : GERMANY-BRD

*Location:

   Imperial Cathedral Basilica
     of the Assumption and St.Stephen
   Domplatz
   Speyer, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
   LL: N 49.31734, E 8.44161
Site locator map
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Domkapitel Speyer
   67343 Speyer
   E: info/@/dom-zu-speyer DOTde

*Schedule:

   Quarters on F1,Db1; hours on Bb0,G0

*Remarks:

   Four basses (G0,Bb0,Db1,F1) by Peter
   Lindemann of Zweibrücken in 1822;
   5 trebles (Ab1,B1,Db2,Eb2,F2) by F. W.
   Schilling of Heidelberg in 1963;
   all in center front tower.

*Technical data:

   Motor-swung peal of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell 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 1963
     by the maker cited in Remarks above (except for 4)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: Q2H2  
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
*Links:

The cathedral Website has a page about the bells, with tables showing which bells are used for various occasions throughout the church year.

The Wikipedia article about the building has a brief section about the bells, and several photos of the building.

The initial phase of this work having fewer than 8 bells, it would not normally be indexed by foundry.  However, it contains a great bell, which is indexable.
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Schilling bellfoundries, 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.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Germany/Rhineland-Palatinate.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 26-Mar-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/03/21
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/03/21
*Photos:

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