CHEMNITZ : GERMANY-DDR

*Location:

   Neues Rathaus
   Markt
   Chemnitz (1953-90: Karl-Marx-Stadt),
     Sachsen, Germany
   LL: N 50.83302, E 12.91992
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*Carillonist:

   Peter Franz
   - and -
   Franzpeter Uhlig
   - and -
   Maria Rank
   - and -
   Cornelia Blaudeck
   - and -
   Sebastian Liebold

*Contact:

   Neues Rathaus
   Markt 1
   D-09111 Chemnitz

*Schedule:

   Mar-Nov: Wed & Sat 1000-30;
   Advent: Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat 0945-1000;
   Jan-Feb: none.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  5 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C C 24
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1978
     with bells made by Schilling   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2013
*Links:

The German Wikipedia article about the building has photos of it and a section about the carillon.

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:Saxony.

*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 2013/08/09
*Photos:

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