Ted Schonlau Memorial Carillon


   Schonlau Park Plaza
   4th Street North & North Minnesota St.
   New Ulm, Minnesota, USA
   LL: N 44.31701, W 94.46268
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   City of New Ulm
   100 North Broadway Street
   New Ulm, MN  56073
   T: (507)359-8233 (City Manager)
      or      -8259 (City Clerk)


   Glockenspiel at 12,3,5 daily, with
   rotating stage of 12 figures from
   city history; also for special events.


   Restored in 2021 by
   Verdin and Christoph Paccard.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 37 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1980
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: I     
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  0 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   10 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  12 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  80%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2021

City page about the glockenspiel.

A news article (27 Jul 2022) about the New Ulm glockenspiel has several photos and an explanation of how it works and is maintained.

A travel article includes a photo and a description, but is marred by an ungrammatical "it's".

A local attractions page has a photo of the tower, with a description of its operations and schedule.

Photo and description from Glockenspiel USA.

Waymarking page, with 2 photos

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

Index to all glockenspiels in the world.

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in MN.


   This page was built from the database on 16-Oct-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/09/30
   and on technical data last updated on 2022/09/18

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