MUENCHEN - MH : GERMANY

*Location:

   Mariahilfkirche
   Mariahilfplatz
   München (Munich), Bayern, Germany
   LL: N 48.12557, E 11.58336
Site locator map  or  [ MapQuest map ]
City locator maps and gazetteer page
Also see our own Map Use Hints.

*Carillonist:

   Stefan Duschl
   E: carillon/@/duschledv DOTde
   - and -
   Georg Köppl   (A)
   T: 89/169 451
   E: GeorgKoeppl@hotmail.com

*Contact:

   Katholische Pfarrgemeinde Mariahilf
   Mariahilfplatz 11
   81541 München
   T: 089-651 2866   F: 089-651 9847
   E: mariahilf.muenchen/@/
        erzbistum-muenchen DOTde

*Schedule:

   Automatic play at 1105 Wed & Sat

*Remarks:

   Five older swinging bells by Karl
   Czudnochowsky, Erding, in upper
   bellchamber; all but the largest are
   connected to the carillon in the
   lower bellchamber.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 65 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is A# in the bass octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     --D  (/F#) A#--  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 2012
     with bells made by Eijsbouts    (except for 4)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012
*Links:

The church Website has a section about the carillon project, with a dozen very large PDFs explaining various aspects.

The German Wikipedia article about the church has a photo of the building, a section about the heavy 5-note peal (all by Karl Czudnochowsky in Erding), and a section about the carillon (with a photo of a model of it).

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.

Where the sub-bourdon of this carillon ranks among all great bells in Germany.

Index to all traditional carillons in Germany.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Germany:Bavaria.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 10-Aug-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/08/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/01/30
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

[TowerBells Home Page] [Site data top page] [Credits and Disclaimers] [Feedback]

Please send comments or questions to csz_stl@swbell.net