LUENEBURG - M : GERMANY-BRD

*Location:

   Michaeliskirche
   Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Platz
   Lüneburg, Niedersachsen, Germany
   LL: N 53.24953, E 10.40096
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Kirchengemeinde St.Michaelis
   Auf dem Michaeliskloster 2b
   D-21335 Lüneburg
   T: 04131-28733-11
   E: kirchenvorstand/@/sankt-michaelis.de

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   2 Gerhard van Wou, 1492; 1 Petit &
   Gebr. Edelbrock, 1926; 5 Bachert,
   1928-39; 1 Heidelberger Glockengießerei
   1975; added semitone is flat 7th.
   Also an anonymous late 12th c. bell
   and 2 clock bells (hour and quarters).

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     E E   /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1975
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2021
*Links:

The church Website opens with a fine aerial photo of the building.  There is an extensive music section, but it does not mention these bells.

The German Wikipedia article about the church has photos of it, and a section about the bells.  Additional photos of the building are in the linked Commons category.

This work being by a variety of founders, it is not indexed by maker.

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/Lower Saxony.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  7-May-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/05/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/05/03
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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