VILLINGEN-SCHWENNINGEN - 1 : GERMANY-BRD

*Location:

   North tower
   Münster Unser Lieben Frau
   Münsterplatz
   Villingen-Schwenningen,
     Baden-Württemberg, Germany
   LL: N 48.06044, E 8.45888
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   "Glockenspiel für Villingen"
   Kanzleigasse 10
   D-78050 VS-Villingen
   T: 07728/521
   E: ukolberg@silbermann-orgel.de
   - or -
   Erzbischöfliches Münsterpfarramt
   Kanzleigasse 10
   D-78050 VS-Villingen
   T: 07721/886360   F: 07721/886370
   E: muensterpfarramt/@/
        villingen-muenster.de

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   First 8 by F.W.Schilling, Heidelberg;
   last by Karlsruher Glockengießerei.
   Notes as0,b0,des1,es1,f1,as1,b1,c2,des2
   with 4 also part of carillon.)

*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 instrument was enlarged in 1955
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Prior history:
     In 1954, the instrument was begun with  8 bells
       with bells made by Schilling   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Schilling bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous 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.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 11-Apr-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/04/11
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/04/11
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