Rathausturm Rathausplatz Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany LL: N 49.23497, E 6.99765
Christian von Blohn, Musical Director*Past Musical Director:
1999-2018 Christoph Keller
Landeshauptstadt Saarbrücken Rathausplatz 1 D-66111 Saarbrücken T: 681 905-0 F: 681 905-1536 E: stadt/@/saarbruecken DOTde
Daily at 1515 and 2119; music is changed seasonally & for special events.
Original bells donated in 1933, made by Viennese tower clock & glockenspiel maker Emil Schauer; first used 27 Oct 1934; melted down for armaments 1941. New bells cast by Cornille-Havard to harmonize with nearby Johanneskirche; mechanism and installation by André Voegele of Strasbourg. Three flat figures, at rest behind battlements, rise to be visible when bells play.
Electric-automatic chime of 19 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. The whole instrument was installed in 1999 by the maker cited in Remarks above Prior history: In 1933, a complete instrument of 19 bells was installed with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2020
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