South tower
   Münster Unser Lieben Frau
     Baden-Württemberg, Germany
   LL: N 48.06028, E 8.45889
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   "Glockenspiel für Villingen"
   Kanzleigasse 10
   D-78050 VS-Villingen
   T: 07728/521
   - or -
   Erzbischöfliches Münsterpfarramt
   Kanzleigasse 10
   D-78050 VS-Villingen
   T: 07721/886360   F: 07721/886370
   E: muensterpfarramt@


   Daily at 1005, 1205, 1505, 1805;
   songs change for Advent, Christmas.


   Includes one bell by Grüninger foundry
   in this town (the only survivor of a
   peal cast in 1909) plus 4 of the peal
   bells in the north tower (see under
   Chimes, below).  Coincidentally, the
   grandfather of bellfounder Rudolf
   Perner was an intern in the Grüninger
   bellfoundry in 1919.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 51 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is G# in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range: (D#)G#A   /    NONE  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 2000
     with bells made by Perner       (except for 5)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2013

The ministry Website (in German) has a page about the history of bells there and the project to install a new set for the millenium.  Click "Bildfolge..." for a slide show about the installation of the bells.

The parish Website (in German) has a page about the building; click a small photo for a slide show, the last of which is a view of these bells.

The German Wikipedia article about the building has photos of it and a section about its bells.

A page about the building (in German) ends with a paragraph about the carillon.

A German-language page about the carillon, inaugurated 2 Dec 2006

A Website about all of the bells of the Freiburg Archdiocese (in German) has a page about the carillon and the peal in this church.

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

Ranking among all German non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all German non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all German non-traditional carillons 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 2021/05/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/08/09

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