SALZBURG : AUSTRIA

*Location:

   Cupola, Archbishop's Palace
     (Neubau; Neue Rezidenz)
   Mozartplatz 1
   Salzburg, Austria
   LL: N 47.79846, E 13.04734
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*Contact:

   Glockenspiel
   Mozartplatz 2
   Salzburg  A-5020
   T: 662-841-403

*Schedule:

   Daily at 7am, 11am, 6pm;
   tunes changed seasonally.
   Admission fee for the building.

*Remarks:

   Bells by Melchior de Haze;
   also reported as 1695 or 1696,
   installed 1704 or 1705; clock and drum
   date from 1873.

*Technical data:

   Mechanical-automatic carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1689
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 1966

*Links:

A Salzburg information page has a detailed description and history of the clockwork and bells, with a small photo of the cupola.
Another page from the same source has the same description and history, but with a different photo of the building and a history of it.

A travel guide's description of the automatic carillon, with a tiny photo of the tower.

A waymarker's Website has an article with photo, linked to two larger photos of the tower.

A personal tour page includes a photo of the tower from a different perspective.

A tourist's photo of the huge clockworks

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

Index to all glockenspiels in the world.

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

Index to all non-traditional carillons in Austria.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Austria.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 14-Nov-06
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/11/04
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/08/07


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