ZITTAU : GERMANY-BRD

*Location:

   Freestanding structure
   Fleisherbastei
   Karl-Liebknecht-Ring 9
   Zittau, Sachsen, Germany
   LL: N 50.89577, E 14.81218
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Contact:

   Stadt Zittau

*Schedule:

   Autoplay on the hour

*Remarks:

   Porcelain bells from Meissen;
   donated to Zittau craftsmen

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 21 porcelain 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 1966
     with porcelain bells made by Meissen     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
*Links:

A Waymarking page for these bells has 5 photos of the freestanding structure.

A page about the bells has 1 photo of the building (Fleischerbastei), one of the chime and one of the floral clock.

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

[Instruments with porcelain bells are not indexed 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/Saxony.

*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 2020/07/14
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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