INNSBRUCK - D/2 : AUSTRIA

*Location:

   Domtoren Sct.Jacob
   Domplatz / Pfarrgasse
   Innsbruck, Tirol, Austria
   LL: N 47.26930, E 11.39378
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells by Grassmayr, bass 7168 kg;
   notes: G,h1,d1,e1,g1,a1,h1,b2;
   distributed between north and south
   towers.

*Technical data:

   Rope-swung peal of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is A# in the bass octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     NONE  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in 19??
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004

*Links:

A foundry page shows these bells distributed between both towers of the Cathedral.  (It's not clear where the carillon is located.)  Also available is a sound clip of each bell swinging.

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

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

Where the bass bell of this peal ranks among all great bells in Europe.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Austria, including the 47-bell carillon here.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  5-Nov-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2011/10/30
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/05/02


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