Peace Tower Houses of Parliament Parliament Hill (Wellington Street, opposite Metcalfe) Ottawa, Ontario, Canada LL: N 45.42477, W 75.69954
Dr. Andrea McCrady, (C) Dominion Carillonneur c/o Curatorial Services 131 Queen Street, Floor 4 80-3 Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 H: (613)832-1700 W: (613)992-3328 E: firstname.lastname@example.org*Past carillonists:
1927-39 Percival Price (d.) (C) 1939-75 Robert Donnell (1910-1986;C) (1936-9 Assistant D.C.) 1975-77 Émilien Allard (1918-1977;C) 1977-2008 Gordon Slater (C)
Dominion Carillon Library c/o Curatorial Services 131 Queen Street, Floor 4 80-3 Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6
Sep-Jun: most weekdays 1200-1215; silent during Holy Week and when the Dominion Carillonneur is on leave. Jul-Aug: weekdays 1100-1200 except Canada Day (1 July); a free booklet of all programs is published.
Largest 6 bells below the playing cabin, in two levels. Cambridge (Westminster) quarters from modified G&J drum. Playing and practice keyboards renovated, and new transmission installed, 1982.
Traditional carillon of 53 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is E in the bass octave Transposition is down 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: G C / G C 29 There is one missing bass semitone There is an identical practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1927 with bells made by Gillett & Johnston Auxiliary mechanisms: Q4H Tower details: Height of console: 46 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 40 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 53 meters above ground Belfry openness: 45% Year of latest technical information source is 1967*Links:
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