POTSDAM - E : GERMANY-DDR

*Location:

   Ehrenhain (Memorial Grove)
   Alte Friedhof
   Heinrich-Mann-Allee at Friedhofsgasse
   Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
   LL: N 52.38701, E 13.07396
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*Carillonist:

   (None)

*Contact:

   Friedhofsverwaltung Alter Friedhof
   T: 331 289-4701   F: 331 289-4706
   E: friedhofe/@/ rathaus.potsdam DOTde
   - or -
   Herr Butzmann,
     Bereichsleiter FriedhÖfe
   T: 331 289-7400
   E: gunther.butzmann/@/
        rathaus.potsdam DOTde

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells by Schilling, cast at VEB
   Dieselmotorenwerke Rostock in Waren;
   about 75% copper, with aluminum, iron,
   carbon, manganese, silicon & zinc.
   (Tin was unavailable at the time.)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 24 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the itty-bitty octave
   Transposition is up 36 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C C   
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1985
     with bells made by Schilling   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  0 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    4 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:   7 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  99%
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
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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 tower bell instruments in Germany:Brandenburg.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  1-Aug-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/07/26
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/07/26
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