Annunciation Catholic Church
   Massachusetts Avenue & 39th Street NW
   Washington, D.C., USA
   LL: N 38.93020, W 77.07616
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   Annunciation Catholic Church
   3810 Massachusetts Avenue NW
   Washington, DC  20016
   T: 202-362-3323   F: 202-237-0652
   E: parish@annunciationdc.org
   - or -
   Frank Conlon, Music Minister
   E: frankconlon@comcast.net




   Bells installed in May 2023; baton
   keyboard (also by Taylor) installed
   Sep.2023; frame and transmission by

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  9 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C --  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 2023
     with bells made by Taylor in 2022     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2023

The church Website does not yet mention these bells, but the capital campaign page has a drawing that shows a belfry atop the new elevator shaft.

The church has a Facebook presence, and a posting from 19 May 2023 has a photo of installation of the bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all traditional carillons in DC.

Index to all tower bell instruments in DC.

   This page was built from the database on  9-Aug-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2023/08/07
   and on technical data last updated on 2023/08/07

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