Top deck The Bell Tower (home of The Swan Bells) Barrack Square (Barrack Street and Riverside Drive) Perth, Western Australia, Australia LL: S 31.95891, E 115.85822
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22 largest bells were cast in 1969 as trebles for the Canberra carillon, from which they were removed in 2003; 4 smallest cast in 2006. All hung on a pole, controlled by a coin-operated computer for visitors' selection of music; also a keyboard.
Electric-automatic carillon of 26 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is B in the middle octave Transposition is up one octave Keyboard range: B C / NONE There are no missing bass semitones The whole instrument was installed in 2008 with bells made by Taylor Year of latest technical information source is 2008
A set of six photos of the Swan Bell Tower doesn't show where these bells are located - on the upper deck, concealed by the "wings" of the "swan".
Set of photos of the tower; all the captions are at the bottom of the page, and all are clickable for larger versions.
An inland view of the tower, from a blogger's ramblings
The initial phase of this work is indexed relative to the
Canberra carillon for which it was made.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Ranking among all Asia & Pacific Rim non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Asia & Pacific Rim non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Asia & Pacific Rim non-traditional carillons by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in Australia.
This page was built from the database on 28-Jan-09 based on textual data last updated on 2008/12/31 and on technical data last updated on 2008/12/15
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