PRETORIA - CH/1 : S AFRICA

*Location:

   City Hall
   Paul Kruger Street at Visagie Street
   Pretoria, South Africa
   LL: S 25.75319, E 28.18706
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*Player:

   (none)

*Contact:

   Tshwane Tourism Information Centre
   Old Nederlandsche Bank Building
   Church Square
   Pretoria
   T: 12 358 1430   F: 12 358 1485
   - or -
   customercare@tshwane.gov.za

*Schedule:

   (none; inoperable)

*Remarks:

   Tower tubes by Deagan, originally
   connected to the second-largest organ
   in the Southern Hemisphere; also has
   original roll player and independent
   keyboard.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 32 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1935
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004

*Links:

Photo of Pretoria City Hall

Another photo

Waymarker's photo and description, mentioning the chime

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the J.C.Deagan Company.

Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).

Index to all tower tube instruments in ZA.
Index to all tower bell instruments in ZA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 25-Oct-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/10/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/10/22


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