DENVER - CCB : USA - CO

*Location:

   City & County Building
   Civic Center
   West Colfax Avenue and Bannock Street
   Denver, Colorado, USA
   LL: N 39.73925, W 104.99125
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*Player:

   Norman Lane

*Contact:

   City & County Building
   1437 Bannock Street
   Denver, CO  80202-5337
   T: (303)640-5555
   E: MileHighMayor@ci.denver.co.us

*Schedule:

   Daily at 1930 for two weeks before
   Christmas

*Remarks:

   First four bells supplied in 1932 as
   a "Westminster peal", including the
   present bourdon.  Keyboard on fifth
   floor (bells inaudible here).

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1950
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy (except for 4 from 1932)
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001

*Links:

The official Website of the City and County of Denver apparently has nothing to say about the clock and chime.

An old postcard shows the building nicely.

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

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) bellfoundry.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in CO.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/04/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/02/11


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