HERRENBERG - 1 : GERMANY

*Location:

   Stiftskirche
   Kirchgasse
   Herrenberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
   LL: N 48.59691, E 8.87081
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*Carillonist:

   (unknown)
*Past carillonist:
   Dr.Jürgen Büchner

*Contact:

   Glockenmuseum Stifstkirche Herrenberg
   Kirchgasse 7
   D-71083 Herrenberg
   - or -
   Dr.Klaus Hammer
   E: hammer_klaus/@/ web DOTde
   - or -
   Dekan Eberhard Feucht
   Pfarramt Mitte-Geschäftführung
   Schlossberg 1
   D-71083 Herrenberg
   T: 07032/5249   F: 07032/5250

*Schedule:

   Autoplay Mon-Fri 0800, daily 1200, 1800

*Remarks:

   Bell museum within the tower of the
   church, which is still active.
   Keyboard above the carillon bells,
   above all others in the tower.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 50 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C 49/    A#G   
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 2012
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012
*Links:

The museum Website is extensive, with many photos of historic bells.

The church Website has a small photo of the tower in all page headings. There are pages about the carillon and the bell museum under the "Stiftskirche" topic, with a photo of the bells and a link to a YouTube video.

The DGV page about the carillon has a photo of the building, and a link to the museum Website.

Where 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/Baden-Württemberg.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 22-Jun-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/06/04
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/06/04
*Photos:

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