The National Carillon
Aspen Island Lake Burley Griffin near Kings Avenue bridge Canberra, National Capitol Territory, Australia LL: S 35.29848, E 149.14172
Lyn Fuller 54 Tempe Crescent Googong, via Queanbeyan NSW, 2620 E: firstname.lastname@example.org - and - Joan Chia - and - Nathan Ward E: nathan.ward/@/natcap.gov DOTau*Past Carillonneurs:
Members of Carillon Concert Presentations 19??-91 John D. Gordon (d.1991) 19??-?? George Howe, deputy (A)
Sep-May: recitals 1230-1320 on Mon/Wed/Fri/Sun and public holidays, tower tours from 1230 Tu/Th, 1130 Sat; + Dec/Jan/Feb Tue.1930-2030 concerts; Jun-Aug: recitals 1230-1320 on Wed/Sun and public holidays, tower tours from 1130 Sat
Original bells cast in 1969. Was the largest carillon in the southern hemisphere until Wellington expansion. Totally rebuilt in 1986 by Olympic; additional work in 1992 and 1998 before 2003 enlargement. Practice clavier is original, 53 notes. Most of the old trebles are now in PERTH - SC/3.
Traditional carillon of 55 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the bass octave Transposition is down 1 semitone(s) Keyboard range: G C / G A#27 There is one missing bass semitone There is a non-identical practice console The instrument was enlarged in 2003 with 30 bells made by Taylor Prior history: In 1970, the instrument was begun with 53 bells with bells made by Taylor Auxiliary mechanisms: EIQ Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2006
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