FULDA : GERMANY

*Location:

   Dom zu Fulda (Cathedral)
   Domplatz
   Fulda, Hessen, Germany
   LL: N 50.55400, E 9.67242
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Peal by Petit & Gebr.Edelbrock;
   diatonic octave, substituting flat 7th,
   plus fifth above and newer sub-bourdon
   named "Hosanna."  Perhaps distributed
   between twin front towers.

*Technical data:

   Rope-swung peal of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is B  in the bass octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     NONE  /(G#)B F#  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1908
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Prior history:
     In 1897, the instrument was begun with  9 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 2010
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Edelbrock bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Edelbrock bellfoundry, 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:Hessen.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 25-Aug-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/08/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/08/05


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