KAISERSLAUTERN : GERMANY

*Location:

   Central tower
   Stiftskirche
   Marktstraße at Muenchstrasse
   Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
   LL: N 49.44446, E 7.77113
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*Carillonist:

   Prof.Helmut Freitag

*Contact:

   Stiftskirche
   Marktstraße 13
   D-67655 Kaiserslautern
   - or -
   Freunde der Kirchenmusik in der
     Stiftkirche Kaiserslautern e.V.
   Schatzmeister Herr Pröser
   T: 0631/362 14 18
   E: proeser/@/kanzlei-proeser.de

*Schedule:

   Autoplay daily 0930, 1230, 1830

*Remarks:

   Cast by A.Bachert, Karlsruhe.  Tower
   also contains a peal of 6 bells
   from the same foundry, cast in 1957.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1990
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
*Links:

An extensive Website about church bells in and around Kaiserslautern has a section about this church, with pages about the carillon and the peal.

The DGV page about the carillon has a small photo of the tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, 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:Rhineland-Palatinate.

*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 2014/06/10
*Photos:

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