BONN-BEUEL : GERMANY-BRD

*Location:

   St.Josephskirche
   Hermannstraße at Johann-Link-Straße
   Bonn-Beuel,
     Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
   LL: N 50.73687, E 7.11746
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*Carillonist:

   Andreas Strauß
   E: Carillon-Bonn-Beuel/@/ gmx DOTde

*Contact:

   Kathol.Pfarramt
   53 Bonn-Beuel
   Josephstr.

*Schedule:

   Mar-Oct, 1705 on 3rd Thursday
   (except school vacations)

*Remarks:

   Keyboard descriptions and photos
   do not agree.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 62 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  8 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     G D 52/(A )C G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1960
     with bells made by Schilling   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1988
*Links:

The DGV page about this carillon has a tower photo and a partial description; there is a popup photo of the carillonist at the keyboard.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Schilling bellfoundries, 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:Nordrhein-Westfalen.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 25-Oct-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/10/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/10/22
*Photos:

(none available)


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