The Exhibition Place Carillon (originally The Carlsberg Carillon)
Exhibition Place Lake Shore Boulevard West, between Strachan Ave. and Dufferin St. Toronto, Ontario, Canada LL: N 43.63191, W 79.42288
Gerald Martindale (A) 80 Dundas Street East, Apt.1003 Toronto, ON M5B 2P5 H: (416)551-5183 E: firstname.lastname@example.org - and - William Porquet E: william/@/2038.org*Past carillonists:
1975-76 Gordon Slater (C) 1980-82 Andrea McCrady (C)
Exhibition Place Toronto, ON M6K 3C3 T: (416)393-6000 F: (416)263-3690 E: email@example.com
Monday & Wednesday, 1200-1300; special occasions during the annual Exhibition.
Minor renovations done Summer 2001. Formerly listed as TORONTO - CNE; site of the annual (August) Canadian National Exhibition. Glockenspiel, near ground level, works during autoplay, with figures from Hans Christian Anderson's "The Royal Swineherd" - Danish connection with Carlsberg corporate donor. Cambridge (Westminster) quarters. May 2019: to be renovated, beginning Sep.2019
Traditional carillon of 50 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is D# in the middle octave Transposition is up 5 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C 48/(G) A#C 26 There are two missing bass semitones There is no practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1974 with bells made by Eijsbouts Auxiliary mechanisms: EQ4H Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2017*Links:
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