Glockenspiel - Sinn, Hessen, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Eibacher Kuckuck
N 50° 39.021 E 008° 19.772
32U E 452600 N 5611158
Quick Description: [DE] Dieses Glockenspiel findet man bei der Glockengießerei Rincker in Sinn | [EN] This carillon can be found at the bell foundry Rincker in Sinn
Location: Hessen, Germany
Date Posted: 7/4/2013 6:27:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMHFAM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 7

Long Description:
[DE] Die Glocken- und Kunstgießerei Rincker in Sinn ist die älteste bestehende Glockengießerei Deutschlands; sie steht seit dem 17. Jahrhundert in Familienbesitz und zählt zu den bedeutenden Glockengießereien Europas.

Bei einer Führung durch die Glockengießerei bekommt man alles erklärt. Auf dem Gelände befinden sich viele schöne alte Glocken und unter anderem auch dieses Glockenspiel.

Hier kann man hören, wie es klingt: (visit link)

[EN] The Bells and art foundry Rincker in Sinn is the oldest existing bell foundry in Germany. It has been owned by the Rincker family since the 17th Century and is one of the major bell foundries in Europe.

On a tour through the Bell Foundry, the foundry work is explained. On the site there are many fine old bells and also this carillon.

Listen to the carillon (visit link)
Location:
Wetzlarer Straße 13, 35764 Sinn


Number of bells: 25

Structure: It is fixed on a small scaffold on the premises of the bell foundry

Who controls the carillon?: Not listed

Schedule of regular public performances: Not listed

Year of construction: Not listed

Location web page: Not listed

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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