City Hall Eagle Street at Washington Avenue Albany, New York, USA LL: N 42.65174, W 73.75486
Amy Heebner (C) 1403 Delaware Turnpike Delmar, NY 12054-5407 H: (518)768-2272 W: (518)474-4883 E: AlbanyCarillon@yahoo.com AHeebner@nycap.rr.com - and - Dr. Charles Semowich (A) 242 Broadway Rensselaer, NY 12144-2705 H: (518)449-4756 W: (518)434-8036 E: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org*Past carillonists:
Se.1927 Jef Denyn (dedication)
Friends of the Albany Carillon, Inc. Office of the Mayor City Hall, Suite 102 24 Eagle Street Albany, NY 12207-1991 T: (518)434-5100
Monday and Friday noon (Semowich), Wednesday noon (Heebner); summer series: 1pm Sundays Jun-Jul; various special events.
Originally 60 bells, including 13 duplicate trebles. For some years, only the lowest 35 bells were playable, and only from an ivory keyboard. New console extends to bass G in manual and pedal; these notes work on practice console. All of the 1986 bells were replaced in 1989. Two small 1927 bells mark the graves of Col. & Mrs. William Gorham Rice in Albany Rural Cemetery.
Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is G in the bass octave Transposition is down 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: A#C / A#C 25 There are two missing bass semitones There is an identical practice console 13 bells were recast or replaced in 1989 by Taylor Prior history: In 1986, the instrument was enlarged to 49 bells with bells made by Taylor (0 bells remain from that work.) Previously, the keyboard was replaced by an unknown maker In 1927, the instrument was begun with 47 bells with bells made by Taylor (19 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details: Height of console: 40 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 40 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 45 meters above ground Belfry openness: .% Year of latest technical information source is 2020
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