Glockenspiel - Zwinger, Dresden, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dadan
N 51° 03.141 E 013° 44.064
33U E 411294 N 5656408
The carillon at Glockenspielpavillon in Zwinger, Dresden.
Waymark Code: WM6DG5
Location: Sachsen, Germany
Date Posted: 05/17/2009
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member scrambler390
Views: 159

The carillon consists of 40 Meissen porcelain bells. It was built in 1933 and originally had only 24 bells. Although the whole city, including the palace of Zwinger, was badly damaged by the 1945 bombing, the carillon survived unharmed.
Today, it plays at every quarter hour a melody composed by Günter Schwarze. On occasions you can hear other famous melodies.

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Theaterplatz 1
Dresden, Germany

Who controls the carillon?: The city of Dresden

Number of bells: 40

Schedule of regular public performances:
Every quarter hour

Year of construction: 12/06/1933

Structure: On the outside of Glockenspielpavilon

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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