Mahanay Memorial Carillon Tower Courthouse Square Lincolnway at North Wilson Street Jefferson, Iowa, USA LL: N 42.01550, W 94.37461
Mahanay Bell Tower Community Foundation Jefferson Municipal Center 220 North Chestnut Jefferson, IA 50129-1900 T: (515)386-2155 Carole Custer, President T: (515)370-0009 E: firstname.lastname@example.org - or - City of Jefferson T: (515)386-3111 F: (515)386-4671 E: email@example.com
Quarters; autoplay daily at 11, 2 & 5. Tower open daily 11am-4pm, Memorial Day to Labor Day plus weekends in May and September; admission fee. Other times by appointment (call 386-2155).
Original added semitones were first sharp 4th and flat 7th. Expansion to 4 octaves, with tradi- tional keyboard, was once envisioned; 15 (including treble octave) were cast & on display in courthouse for many years, with 19 yet to be subscribed. Bells added in 2017 were cast in several years, some by P&F & some by Eijsbouts.
Electric-keyboard carillon of 47 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C C / ---- There are two missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 2017 with 27 bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1966, the complete instrument of 14 bells was installed with bells made by Petit & Fritsen Auxiliary mechanisms: Q Tower details: Height of console: . meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 48 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 50 meters above ground Belfry openness: 99% Year of latest technical information source is 2017
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