NORTH YORK : CANADA - ON

   The North York Chime of Bells
   ("Mel's Bells")

*Location:

   North York City Centre
   Mel Lastman Square
   5150 Yonge Street
   North York, Ontario, Canada
   LL: N 43.76845, W 79.41378
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*Contact:

   Heather Stainton, Operations Support
   Economic Development, Culture & Tourism
   City of Toronto
   T: (416)395-7415   F: (416)395-7886

*Schedule:

   Every hour, on the hour.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 14 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1986
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991

*Links:

A page about the architecture of the City Centre complex shows the unusual tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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 ON.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/04/05
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/17


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