LOESSNITZ : GERMANY

*Location:

   Johanniskirche Erzgebirge
   (Evang.Luth.Kirche)
   Johannisplatz
   Lößnitz, Sachsen
     (was Karl-Marx-Stadt), Germany
   LL: N 50.62191, E 12.73294
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*Carillonist:

   Barbara Schöberl
   - and -
   Jens Staude
   - and -
   Matthias Rockstroh

*Contact:

   Johanniskirche
   Johannisplatz
   D-08294 Lößnitz

*Schedule:

   Concerts once a month in summer.
   Auto-play Mon-Sat 0710, Sun 0810, and
   daily 1210, 1910, 2040 via Welte
   roll-player (the only such carillon).
   Inscriptions with ethnic and Hitler
   quotations.

*Remarks:

   Also a peal of 3 bells

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 10 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1938
     with bells made by Schilling   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: IE    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1972
*Links:

The Website of the carillon may not load.

The German Wikipedia article about the church has a photo of the building and sections about the 3-bell peal and the carillon.

The DGV page about the carillon has 3 photos.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Schilling 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/Saxony.

*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 1979/08/07
*Photos:

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