PERTH - S : AUSTRALIA

*Location:

   "Carillon City" shopping mall
   Hay Street, west of Barrack Street
   Perth, Western Australia, Australia
   LL: S 31.95416, E 115.85913
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*Player:

   None

*Contact:

   Carillon City Management Office
   Level 15, Carillon City Office Tower
   207 Murray Street
   Perth, WA  6000
   T: 8/9476 5888   F: 8/9321 1207
   E: team@carilloncity.com.au

*Schedule:

   Autoplay at 1200, 1730 daily

*Remarks:

   Restored in 2013 with new strikers

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    NONE  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1982
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1986
*Links:

News article on the restoration

News post, with photo and an audio interview, on the restoration

A photo (387KB) of the bell tower, looking west along Hay Street

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Asian & Pacific Rim non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Asian & Pacific Rim non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).

Index to all tower bell instruments in Australia.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 12-Jun-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/06/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2004/10/05
*Photos:

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