The Joseph Dill Baker Memorial Carillon
Baker Park West Second and Bentz Streets Frederick, Maryland, USA LL: N 39.41578, W 77.41614
John A. Widmann, (C) City Carillonneur 623 Magnolia Avenue Frederick, MD 21701-8505 H: (301)846-4781 C: (301)788-2806 E: JWidmann@yahoo.com*Past carillonists:
19??-66 H.David Hagen, Chimer 1966-82 H.David Hagen 1984-92 Dr.Galen Brooks
City Parks Department 111 Airport Drive East Frederick, MD 21701 T: (301)694-1440
First four Sundays at 1230; special events: first business day after Christmas = Holiday Candlelight Tour of Houses of Worship (1600-30, 1700-30, 1800-30), after fireworks on Independence Day (~2115 on July 4)
Chime electrified by Schulmerich 1955. Eijsbouts bells cast 1966, installed by Verdin. Practice clavier from Cranbrook. Meneely and Eisjbouts bells retuned by R.Watson during latest expansion; design & clavier by Meeks & Watson.
Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D in the middle octave Transposition is up 4 semitone(s) Keyboard range: A#C / A#C There are two missing bass semitones There is a non-identical practice console The instrument was enlarged in 1995 with 26 bells made by Petit & Fritsen Prior history: In 1967, the instrument was enlarged to 23 bells by Eijsbouts (9 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1941, the instrument was begun with 14 bells by Meneely/Wvlt (14 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: E Tower details: Height of console: . meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 27 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: . meters above ground Belfry openness: .% Year of latest technical information source is 2001
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