4th Street Tower Minneapolis City Hall - Hennepin County Courthouse 5th Street South at South 4th Avenue Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA LL: N 44.97704, W 93.26569
Tony Hill H: (612)673-5311 E: email@example.com - and - local volunteers
Tower Bell Foundation Attn: Tony Hill B27 City Hall 350 South 5th Street Minneapolis, MN 55415 T: (612)673-5311 F: (612)465-2416
Friday noon, May-September; also many major and minor holidays, some at noon and some at other times. Cambridge (Westminster) quarters.
Original added semitone was flat 7th; sharp 4th added in 1924 expansion, and sharp octave in 1972 electrifica- tion. Chimestand remains in playing cabin under the bell frame; 2-octave electric keyboard was originally on main stair landing in entrance lobby, but has been relocated to nearby guard station.
Electric-keyboard chime of 15 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave Transposition is down 2 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C G / NONE There are three added semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1972 by Petit & Fritsen Prior history: In 1924, the instrument was enlarged to 14 bells by Meneely/Troy In 1896, the instrument was begun with 10 bells by Meneely/Troy Auxiliary mechanisms: Q Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2000
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