Église St-Jean-Baptiste
   Empress Avenue at Primrose Avenue N
   Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
   LL: N 45.41182, W 75.70982
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   Église St-Jean-Baptiste
   96, avenue Empress
   Ottawa, ON  K1R 7G3
   T: (613)567-6127   F: (613)236-3869




   Five basses originally swung; now have
   electric strikers to simulate swing.
   Pedalboard has bass Bb key without bell.
   Unplayable because all transmission
   wires were cut many years ago.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C E   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1940
     with bells made by Michiels    
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nS5   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1948

A Waymarking page for these bells has 10 photos, including one of part of the keyboard.

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

Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American concert class carillons by year of completion.

Other concert carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in ON.

Index to all tower bell instruments in ON.

   This page was built from the database on 28-Jun-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/06/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/09/01

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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