HAMBURG - STN : GERMANY

*Location:

   St.Nicolaiturm
   Willy-Brandt-Straße at Neue Burg
   Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
   LL: N 53.54749, E 9.99069
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*Carillonist:

   Eberhard Köther
   Aspelohe 8
   22848 Norderstedt
   T: 040/528 78 350   F: 040/528 78 351
   E: info/@/mahnmal-st-nikolai DOTde
*Past carillonneur:
   1993-2005 Richard Brinkmann

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Thursday 1200 (market);
   summer Saturdays 1700;
   12-note quarters 0800-2000 daily, with
   tune at 9,12,15,18 (automatic)

*Remarks:

   Prior carillon destroyed in WW I.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 51 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1993
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1888, a complete instrument of 34 bells was installed
       by vanAerschodt
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1993
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Website of the carillon (in German) opens with a photo of the carillon in the open windowframe of the half-ruined tower of the former church.

The DGV page about this carillon has a photo of the bells in the ruined tower, and a partial description.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the vanAerschodt bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts 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:Hamburg.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 31-Aug-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/08/07
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/04/29
*Photos:

(none available)


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