SCHWERIN : GERMANY-DDR

*Location:

   Schlachtermarkt
   Schlachterstraße
   Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
     (was Gera), Germany
   LL: N 53.62886, E 11.41566
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*Carillonist:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Landeshauptstadt Schwerin
   Stadthaus
   Am Packhof 2-6
   D-19053 Schwerin
   T: 0385/545-0   F: 0385/545-1739
   E: info@schwerin.de

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells by Schilling, VEB Waren

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 26 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the itty-bitty octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1988
     with bells made by Schilling     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2014
*Links:

A professional photo (click to enlarge) shows the bells in the first bay of the newer building just right of center; unfortunately, most are hidden by the tree. 

Another professional photo (also clickable for larger version) shows the bells more clearly.

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 traditional carillons in Germany.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Germany:Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  1-Aug-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/06/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/07/26
*Photos:

(none available)


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