EMMERICH : GERMANY

*Location:

   St.Aldegundiskirche
   Christoffelstraße
     at Hinter der Alten Kirche
   Emmerich am Rhein,
     Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
   LL: N 51.83007, E 6.24480
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*Carillonist:

   Marcel Siebers   (A)
   Marienweerd 16
   NL-5431 GL  Cuijk
   T: 485/31 57 68
   E: siebersbells/@/home DOTnl
   - and -
   Stefan Burs

*Contact:

   Aldegundiskirche
   Hottomannsdeich 1
   46446 Emmerich

*Schedule:

   Third Saturday (May-Oct) 1100-1200;
   auto on the hour, 0900-2100

*Remarks:

   Planned enlargement would add 1 fixed
   and 4 swinging bells, including one by
   Van Wou (1498, 3500kg, B1)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 43 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  5 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C --  /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2000
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2010
*Links:

The carillonneur's page about this tower (in Dutch and German); his Photo page includes bells and keyboards of all his towers plus several others.

The DGV page about this carillon has a tower photo and a partial description.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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:Nordrhein-Westfalen.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 10-Aug-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/08/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/01/26
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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