ERFURT : GERMANY-DDR

*Location:

   Bartholomäusturm
   Anger near Grafengasse
   Erfurt, Thüringen, Germany
   LL: N 50.97516, E 11.03248 z20
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Carillonist:

   Ulrich Seidel
   E: carillon/@/bartholomaeusturm DOTde
   T: 361 747 898 27
   C: 177 797 54 93
*Former carillonist:
   Franz Ludwig   (d.2014)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Automatic daily at 10, 12, 18

*Remarks:

   Transmission renovated/redesigned 2010

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 60 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C C 24
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1979
     with bells made by Schilling   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 28 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   30 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  34 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  15%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2015
*Links:

The DGV page about this carillon has a tower photo and a description of the instrument.

The carillon Website is in five languages (including English).

The city museum Website has five pages about the carillon, including a photo gallery and audio clips.

The German Wikipedia article about the church has 2 photos of the tower and a paragraph 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 tower bell instruments in Germany/Thuringia.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 22-Jun-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/06/04
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/04/01
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