Odeon/Regal Theatre Carillon
(in storage) somewhere in London, England*Former location (1928-64):
Odeon (formerly Royal or Regal) Cinema Oxford Street at Marble Arch and Edgware Road London, W.1, England OS Ref. TQ 279 809*Former location (1964-2007):
in storage (with the organ) in Cornwall
Was mounted just offstage, and played from theatre organ console. One report claimed this instrument was shipped to Belgium in the mid-1960s; another indicated it was destroyed during the WW II blitz; actually, it was removed with the organ in 1964.
Carillon-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 32 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the treble octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. There is no practice console All bells were recast or replaced in 1930 by Gillett & Johnston Prior history: In 1928, a complete instrument was installed with bells made by Gillett & Johnston (0 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: nO Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2005
This page was built from the database on 4-Dec-12 based on textual data last updated on 2007/09/14 and on technical data last updated on 2005/10/05
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