SCHWARZENBERG - B : GERMANY-DDR

*Location:

   Brunnenlage
   Untere Schloßstraße nr Obere Schloßstr.
   Schwarzenberg, Sachsen
     (was Karl-Marx-Stadt), Germany
   LL: N 50.53771, E 12.78525
*Former location (1964-?):
   Rockelmann Park
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Daily 0900,1100,1400,1700, except
   silent from 7 Jan to 20 Mar.

*Remarks:

   In dome of a former transformer
   building, near the historic fountain.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 37 porcelain bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1994
     with porcelain bells made by Meissen     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2021
*Links:

A city tourism page (in German) has a photo of a building and reports the schedule of these bells.

Photo of the building, with doors open to reveal the bells

The German Wikipedia article about the town has a paragraph about these bells.

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

[Instruments with porcelain bells are not indexed by pitch (weight).]
Ranking among all German chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all German chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Germany/Saxony.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  3-May-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/05/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/05/03
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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