LUEBECK : GERMANY-BRD

*Location:

   South tower 
   St.Mary's Church (Marienkirche)
   Lčbeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany 
*Former Location (in part):
   St.Katharinenkirche
   Danzig  (now Gdansk, Poland)
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*Player:

  (unknown)

*Contact:

  (unknown)

*Schedule:

  (unknown)

*Remarks:

   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.

*Technical data:

   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

*Links:

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.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 14-Apr-06
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/04/12
   and on technical data last updated on 1991/10/20


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