HANNOVER - A : GERMANY-BRD

*Location:

   Aegidien-kirche
   Osterstraße at Breite Straße
   Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
   LL: N 52.36933, E 9.73900
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*Player:

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*Contact:

   Kuratorium St.Aegidien
   Stadtsuperintendent Hans-M. Heinemann
   Schuhstraße 4
   30159 Hannover
   T: 0511 3018 6610   F: 0511 3018 6615

*Schedule:

   Autoplay daily at 0905,1205, 1505, 1805

*Remarks:

   Bells by F.W.Schilling, Heidelberg.
   In tower base is a Peace Bell with
   Oriental profile, given by partner city
   Hiroshima in 1985.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1958
     with bells made by Schilling   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1973
*Links:

The Website for this building has a large photo of it, and a page about the bells, which has more photos and lists the tunes which are played automatically at each season of the year.  Another page has a historic photo of how the church looked before it was severely damaged by bombing in World War II.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Schilling bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all German non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all German non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all German non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Germany:Lower Saxony.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 25-Oct-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/10/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/08/05
*Photos:

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