FREIBURG-IM-BREISGAU - M : GERMANY

*Location:

   Muenster
   Münsterplatz
   Münsterstraße at Eisenstraße
   Freiburg-im-Breisgau,
     Baden-Württemberg, Germany
   LL: N 47.99546, E 7.85208
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells by F.W.Schilling, Heidelberg,
   except for 1 anonymous from 1258 (not
   part of former peal); two diatonic
   octaves + sub-bourdon + 2 trebles, minus
   2 notes in 2nd octave.  Also 3 small
   bells from 13c. & 17c.  Former peal by
   Glockengießerei Rosenlächer, Konstanz.

*Technical data:

   Motor-swung peal of 16 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is A# in the bass octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range: (G) A#--  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1959
     with bells made by Schilling    (except for 1)
   Prior history:
     In 1843, a complete instrument of 10 bells was installed
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2014
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 miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Schilling bellfoundries, 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:Baden-Württemberg.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 23-Sep-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/09/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/09/22
*Photos:

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