Glockenspiel St. Nikolai - Hamburg, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Astartus
N 53° 32.848 E 009° 59.441
32U E 565639 N 5933631
Quick Description: [en]A carillon consisting of 51 bells [de]Ein Glockenspiel aus 51 Glocken
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Date Posted: 12/26/2013 2:51:43 AM
Waymark Code: WMJRR2
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
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Long Description:
[de]Im Turm des Mahnmals St. Nikolai in der Hamburger Neustadt befindet sich ein Glockenspiel aus 51 Glocken, das im Juni 1993 eingeweit wurde. Die 51 Glocken wurden in Asten in den Niederlanden gegossen und wiegen zusammen ca. 13 Tonnen.

Täglich um 9, 12, 15 und 18 gibt es ein kleines elektronisches Glockenspiel, während Donnerstags um 12 Uhr und in den Sommermonaten Samstag um 17 Uhr der Glockenspieler aus einer gläsernen Kanzel unterhalb des Glockenspiels manuell ein halbstündiges Musikstück spielt.

[en]In the tower of the St. Nikolai memorial, there is a carillon consisting of 51 bells, that was established in june 1993. The bells were cast in Asten in the Netherlands and weight over 13 tons.

Each day at 9am, noon, 3pm and 6pm, there is an electronically played music piece, while on Thursdays at noon and 5pm on saturdays (only in summer) there are 30-minutes long concerts played by a human in a glass-recess below the carillon.
Location:
Willy-Brandt-Straße 60
Hamburg , Germany
20457


Who controls the carillon?: Mahnmal St. Nikolai, Hamburg

Number of bells: 51

Schedule of regular public performances:
Täglich/Daily: 9am, 12pm, 3pm, 6pm Jeden Donnerstag/Each Thursday: 12 Uhr/Noon Jeden Samstag (Apr.-Okt.)/Each Saturday (Apr.-Oct.): 5pm


Year of construction: 6/1/1993

Structure: Part of the St. Nikolai church tower

Location web page: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
An original photograph of the carillon is required. One of you and your crew doing your very best imitation of Quasimodo and/or Esmeralda will be most appreciated.
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