ROCKENHAUSEN : GERMANY

*Location:

   Turmuhrenmuseum (Tower clock museum)
   Schlossstraße 10
   Rockenhausen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
   LL: N 49.62922, E 7.82055
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*Player:

   Dr. Juergen Buchner,
     University Carillonneur
   Bachgasse 9
   D-97070 Würzburg
   E: buchner.wuerzburg/@/arcor DOTde

*Contact:

   Turmuhrenmuseum
   Schlossstraße 10
   D-67806 Rockenhausen
   T: 06361 3430  F: 06361 459 199
   E: kontakt(@)museum-fuer-zeit.de

*Schedule:

   Museum open Tue-Sun 1430-1730;
   auto-play 0820,1215, 1535, 2035 daily

*Remarks:

   Baton keyboard with electric action
   (hybrid)

*Technical data:

   Hybrid carillon of 37 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2014
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2014
*Links:

The DGV page about the carillon has a photo of the bells.

The museum Website has a photo of the bells, and a link to a video article about them.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all German non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all German non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all German non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Germany:Rhineland-Palatinate.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 31-Aug-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/08/07
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/06/11
*Photos:

(none available)


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