Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
   LL: N 48.39858, E 9.99178
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   5 bells by Kurtz, Stuttgart, 1956;
   others from 15th or 17th c., some rung
   only by hand on very rare occasions.
   Restored 2006-09 after severe damage
   was found in 2 bells.
   Also 3 ancient bells, unused,
   in the room above the belfry.
   The tallest tower in Christendom.

*Technical data:

   Motor-swung peal of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was completed in 1956
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020

The German Wikipedia article about the Cathedral has a detailed section about the bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown 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/Baden-Württemberg.

   This page was built from the database on  3-May-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/05/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/05/02

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