South tower St.Mary's Church (Marienkirche) Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany*Former Location (in part):
St.Katharinenkirche Danzig (now Gdansk, Poland)
Bells by Schilling/Apolda; 28 cast 1908 and installed 1910 in Danzig (part of a larger set); taken down 1942 for war materiel, and recovered near Hamburg after WW II. Unusual baton keyboard with metal keys. An ancient carillon built in 1508 (or 1510), described as the oldest in Germany, was destroyed by bombing in March 1942, along with other swinging bells. There may be other heavy bells in the tower.
Traditional carillon of 36 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 1954 with bells made by Schilling Year of latest technical information source is 1990
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Schilling bellfoundries,
in this region
and in the world.
Where the final phase of 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/Schleswig-Holstein.
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