old Town Hall has another feature, namely a Bell Tower. It
is built on either side of the middle window over the main
bronze bells of the automatic bells are tuned together with
the notes "g", "a", "h" rising
to "d", and have a collective weight of 276.5 kg.
bells can also be rung via a keyboard in the Town Hall. The
number of bells makes it possible for over 200 tunes to be
played. Townspeople of Kusel have the opportunity, on the
initiative of the newspaper "Die Rheinpfalz", to
discuss the collection of melodies.
feature of the repertoire of tunes is the song with words
and music by Fritz Wunderlich: "Mein
Kusel in der Pfalz"
song is played every day at 12.20pm.
11th and 12th, 1984 the bell tower was installed at the Town
Hall and on 2nd September officially commissioned. The bells
were cast by the Dutch bell foundry Petit & Fritsen. The
control mechanism was supplied by the firm G. Korfhage GmbH
& Co of Melle-Buer.