ASCHAFFENBURG : GERMANY-BRD

*Location:

   East tower
   Schloss St.Johannisburg
   Schloßplatz
   Aschaffenburg/Main, Bayern, Germany
   LL: N 49.97603, E 9.14246
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*Carillonist:

   Wilhelm Ritter
   E: w.ritter/@/carillon DOTde

*Contact:

   Stadt Aschaffenburg
   Theaterverwaltung
   Dalbergstraße 15
   8750 Aachen
   Germany
   - or -
   Schloss- und Gartenverwaltung
     Aschaffenburg
   Schlossplatz 4
   63739 Aschaffenburg
   T: 06021 38657-0   F: 06021 38657-16
   E: sgvaschaffenburg@bsv.bayern.de

*Schedule:

   Autoplay daily at 0905, 1205, 1705.
   Recitals Jun-Sep, 1st Sunday, 1600.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C G   
   There is one missing bass semitone
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1969
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E36   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1988
*Links:

The English Wikipedia article about the building has two photos of it.

The German Wikipedia article is much more extensive, and includes a photo of the East Tower which holds these bells.

An English-language page has a photo, and provides opening hours and contact information for the building, but does not mention the bells.

A city cultural page about the carillon has one photo, descriptive text, and playing schedule.

Flickr photo of the carillon tower

The DGV page about this carillon has a photo of the building; the carillon is in the most distant tower.

A Website about art and this carillon includes information about recent guest artists.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, 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:Bavaria.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 11-Jun-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/06/10
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/03/04
*Photos:

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