STUTTGART : GERMANY-BRD

*Location:

   Rathausturm
   Marktplatz
   Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
   LL: N 48.77506, E 9.17801
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*Player:

   Eckhart Hirschmann

*Contact:

   Rathaus Stuttgart
   Marktplatz 1
   DE-70173  Stuttgart
   T: (0711)216-0   FL (0711)216-91237
   E: post@stuttgart.de

*Schedule:

   Autoplay daily at 1105, 1205, 1435,
   1835, 2135

*Remarks:

   New bells by Kurtz, Stuttgart.
   Carillon of 1925 destroyed WW II.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 30 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     F C   /    NONE  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1956
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Prior history:
     In 1925, a complete instrument of 28 bells was installed
       with bells made by an unknown maker
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:   30 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:  50%
   Year of latest technical information source is 1966
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Information about tours of the tower and carillon, with a clickable photo of some of the bells.
A page about the building includes sections about the tower and the bells.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, 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:Baden-Württemberg.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 23-Sep-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/09/22
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/08/07
*Photos:

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