SCHWERIN : GERMANY-DDR

*Location:

   Schlachtermarkt
   Schlachterstraße
   Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
     (was Gera), Germany
   LL: N 53.62889, E 11.41564
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*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:

   Autoplay daily at 1200

*Remarks:

   Bells by Schilling, VEB Waren;
   also reported as installed 2004 on
   the Altes Rathaus

*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 page about the bells has 2 photos of the building.

professional Photo (clickable for larger version) shows the bells 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 15-Jul-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/07/14
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/07/26
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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