GOSLAR : GERMANY-BRD

*Location:

   Ehemalige Stadtkämmerei (Old City Hall)
   Marktplatz
   Goslar, Niedersachsen, Germany
   LL: N 51.90598, E 10.42950
Site locator map  or  [ MapQuest map ]
City locator maps and gazetteer page
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*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Daily at 09, 12, 15, 18

*Remarks:

   Glockenspiel, with parade of figures
   showing the history of silver mining
   in this region.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 19 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The whole instrument was installed in 1968
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008

*Links:

A blog article about a visit to the town includes a clickable photo and a description of the glockenspiel.

A photo gallery has four clickable photos of the glockenspiel in operation.

A bilingual page (French & German) about the glockenspiel has a dozen photos of various apsects of its operation.

Wikimedia photo of the glockenspiel in operation

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown 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:Lower Saxony.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 23-Dec-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/12/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/12/15


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