EDMONTON - CH : CANADA - AB

*Location:

   Friendship Tower
   City Hall
   Sir Winston Churchill Square
   (99 Street NW at 102A Avenue NW)
   Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
   LL: N 53.54520, W 113.48971
Site locator map  or  [ MapQuest map ]  or  Bing Maps
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*Player:

   Jerrold Eilander
   W: (780)401-2511
   E: jerrold.eilander/@/winspearcentre.com

*Contact:

   Mayor's Office
   City of Edmonton
   City Hall
   1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
   Edmonton, AB  T3J 2B7
   T: (780)496-8100   F: (780)496-8113
   E: stephen.mandel@edmonton.ca

*Schedule:

   Automatic play at the hour and half
   hour; manual play on special occasions
   (weekday noon during Christmas season).

*Remarks:

   The instrument plays "up to 99 tunes"
   and may be booked for use with
   payment of a "nominal fee".
   Auxiliary keyboard in main lobby.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    NONE  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1991
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2009

*Links:

A city government news page has a photo of the building showing part of the tower, and mentioning the bells.  The City Hall virtual tour (Flash-based) opens with a night photo of the building and tower.

Waymarking page

Building photos from Emporis Buildings
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in AB.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 21-Apr-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/12/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2009/04/21


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