Lower belfry Gloria in Excelsis Tower Washington National Cathedral (The Cathedral Church of St.Peter & St.Paul) Mount Saint Alban Massachusetts & Wisconsin Avenues NW Washington, D.C., USA LL: N 38.93062, W 77.07056
Edward M. Nassor (C) 4600 Demby Drive Fairfax, VA 22032-1707 W: (202)537-6236 E: ENassor@cathedral.org*Past carillonists:
1963Se22 dedicated 1963-76 Ronald M. Barnes (1927-97) 1977-84 Richard Strauss 1985-90 James Saenger
Music Department Washington National Cathedral Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues Washington, DC 20016-5098 T: (202)537-6216
Sat. 1230-1315; Sun. 1045-1100; numerous special occasions. Building open daily 1000-1630 (later in summer).
Traditional carillon of 53 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the bass octave Transposition is down 4 semitone(s) Keyboard range: G C / G A#27 There is one missing bass semitone There is an identical practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1963 with bells made by Taylor No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1970*Links:
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