INNSBRUCK - D/1 : AUSTRIA

*Location:

   North tower
   Dom Sct.Jacob (St.James Cathedral)
   Domplatz / Pfarrgasse
   Innsbruck, Tirol, Austria
   LL: N 47.26951, E 11.39385
*Original location (until 1979):
   Sophieruhe
   Weiherburg Palace
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Carillonist:

   Reinhard Jaud

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Guest recitals in Advent season.
   Quarters from MIDI + pneumatic pistons.

*Remarks:

   Original installation by Korfhage.
   Keyboard above the bells, which are
   above the swinging bells.
   Also reported as 47 bells, bass G1.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 10 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     G C 42/    C G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1982
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1963, the instrument was begun with 35 bells
       made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   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:

A peace carillon page has photos and additional information.

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

Ranking among all European traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all traditional carillons in Austria.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Austria, including the 8-bell peal here.

*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 2020/03/07
*Photos:

(none available)

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