South tower St.Mary's Church (Marienkirche) Marienkirchhof at Schüsselbuden Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany LL: N 53.86785, E 10.68444*Former Location (in part):
St.Katharinenkirche Danzig (now Gdansk, Poland)
Pfarramt T: 0451/397700
Autoplay every full and half hour, changing with liturgical seasons.
Bells by Schilling/Apolda; 28 cast 1908 and installed 1910 in Danzig (part of a larger set); taken down 1942 for war materiel, and recovered near Hamburg after WW II. Unusual baton keyboard with metal keys. An ancient carillon built in 1508 (or 1510), described as the oldest in Germany, was destroyed by bombing in March 1942, along with other swinging bells. Drum superseded by electric automatics in 2008. Last expansion added missing bourdon, recast 6 and retuned 14.
Traditional carillon of 37 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- There are two missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 2019 with 7 bells made by Rincker Prior history: In 1954, the instrument was begun with 36 bells with bells made by Schilling (30 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: EnM Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2020
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