City & County Building Civic Center West Colfax Avenue and Bannock Street Denver, Colorado, USA LL: N 39.73925, W 104.99125
City & County Building 1437 Bannock Street Denver, CO 80202-5337 T: (303)640-5555 E: MileHighMayor@ci.denver.co.us
Daily at 1930 for two weeks before Christmas
First four bells supplied in 1932 as a "Westminster peal", including the present bourdon. Keyboard on fifth floor (bells inaudible here).
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
News article on a new tune composed for use on special events, with two photos of bells in the belfry.
An old postcard shows the building nicely.
from Emporis Buildings
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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.
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