BOCHUM - B : GERMANY

*Location:

   Atrium
   Deutsches Bergbau-Museum
   (German Mining Museum)
   Am Bergbaumuseum
   Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
   LL: N 51.48883, E 7.21686
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*Contact:

   Deutsches Bergbau-Museum
   Am Bergbaumuseum 28
   44791 Bochum
   T: (0)234-5877-0
   E: info(at)bergbaumuseum(dot)de

*Schedule:

   During museum open hours (1000-1800),
   three mining-related tunes at the hour
   and one at each quarter-hour.

*Remarks:

   Bells cast by Bachert, installed (and
   controls supplied) by Korfhage.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 13 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2001
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012
*Links:

On the Museum Website (mostly in German), this page has a paragraph about the chime. 

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

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:Nordrhein-Westfalen.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 19-Aug-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/08/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/10/16
*Photos:

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