WEILBACH : GERMANY

*Location:

   Alter Schulhof
   Reuenthaler Straße
   Weilbach, Bayern, Germany
   LL: N 49.66654, E 9.21593
*Former location (1991-2006):
   Rathaus
Site locator map  or  [ MapQuest map ]
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*Carillonist:

   Klaus Schwab

*Contact:

   Markt Weilbach
   Hauptstr.59
   D-63937 Weilbach
   T: 09373/9719-0   F: 09373/9719-10
   E: info@weilbach.de

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Installation by Otto-Buer
   Glocken-Uhrentechnik

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 37 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 2006
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Prior history:
     In 1991, the instrument was begun with 24 bells
       with bells made by an unknown maker
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2014
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The German Wikipedia article about the town has a section about these bells, giving their prior history and location.

The town Website includes the bell tower in the photomosaic header of the home page.

A page about the Rathaus has a small photo of how the original bells looked there.

A tourist page includes a clickable photo of the bell tower, and mentions the bells ringing from their original location.

The DGV page about this carillon has a photo of the tower, but does not mention the prior history of 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 unknown 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:Bavaria.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 11-Jun-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/06/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/06/10
*Photos:

(none available)


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