WUERZBURG - STK : GERMANY-BRD

*Location:

   Dom St.Kilian
   Kiliansplatz (or) Domstraße
   Würzburg, Bayern, Germany
   LL: N 49.79346, E 9.93162
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*Contact:

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*Schedule:

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*Remarks:

   Peal in extra-heavy Schilling profile;
   S tower holds 1 by Mag.Cunradus
   Citewar (Eb1,1386kg,1257), "Salvator"
   (G0,9080kg,1965) and 8 Perner trebles;
   N tower holds the other 10 basses by
   F.W.Schilling.  Notes:
   G0,Bb0..dia..D2,F2..dia..D3,Eb3,F3,G3.

*Technical data:

   Motor-swung peal of 20 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is A# in the bass octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The instrument was enlarged in 2008
     with  8 bells made by Perner      
   Prior history:
     In 1965, the instrument was begun with 12 bells
       with bells made by Schilling   
       (11 bells remain from that work.)
   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:

The German Wikipedia article about the building has photos of it, and a section about the bells.  The associated Commons category has more photos of the building.

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 the Perner bellfoundry, 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/Bavaria.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 15-Jul-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/07/14
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/06/22
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