Friendship Tower
   City Hall
   Sir Winston Churchill Square
   (99 Street NW at 102A Avenue NW)
   Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
   LL: N 53.54520, W 113.48971
Site locator map


   Jerrold Eilander
   W: (780)401-2511
   E: jerrold.eilander/@/winspearcentre.com


   Mayor's Office
   City of Edmonton
   City Hall
   1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
   Edmonton, AB  T3J 2B7
   T: (780)496-8100   F: (780)496-8113
   E: stephen.mandel@edmonton.ca


   Automatic play at the hour and half
   hour; manual play on special occasions
   (weekday noon during Christmas season).


   The instrument plays "up to 99 tunes"
   and may be booked for use with
   payment of a "nominal fee".
   Auxiliary keyboard in main lobby.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    NONE  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1991
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2009


A city government news page has a photo of the building showing part of the tower, and mentioning the bells.  The City Hall virtual tour (Flash-based) opens with a night photo of the building and tower.

Waymarking page

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in AB.


   This page was built from the database on 21-Apr-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/12/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2009/04/21

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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