HAHNENKLEE : GERMANY

*Location:

   Gustav-Adolf-Stabkirche
   Professor-Mohrman-Weg
   Hahnenklee, Niedersachsen, Germany
   LL: N 51.857, E 10.340
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Carillonist:

   Martin Hofmann
   E: stabkirche.musik@gmx.de
   - and -
   Gisela Schulte
   - and -
   Stefan Klockgether
   E: sklockg@gmx.de

*Contact:

   Evangelisches Pfarramt
   Professor-Mohrmann-Weg 1
   D-38644 Goslar-Hahnenklee
   T: 05325-2378

*Schedule:

   Sat 1500, Sun 0915; auto before the
   hour 8 times daily

*Remarks:

   Bells by Schilling, Heidelberg,
   and Perner, Passau.
   Also 4 heavier swinging bells (two
   cast 1958, two cast 1975), one
   incorporated into the 2002 carillon.
   2020: Renovated by Eijsbouts, with new
   mechanical action and clappers.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up 14 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     --C   /    A#--  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 2005
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 2002, the instrument was enlarged to 24 bells
       by an unknown maker
       (5 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     Previously, the instrument was begun with 18 bells
       by an unknown maker
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2010
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The church Website opens with a photo which shows the tower clearly.  There is a page about the carillon, with history, description and photos.  Three video clips of the carillon are available on the Filme page.

The DGV page about this carillon has a photo of the building and a partial description.

The church is pictured on the town Website, though the tower is barely visible.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all traditional carillons in Germany.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Germany/Lower Saxony.

*Status:
   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 2010/05/14
*Photos:

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