Cathedral of Christ the King (RC)
   King Street West, near Chedoke Expwy.
   Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
   LL: N 43.26335, W 79.89131
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   Travis Kantor
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*Past carillonists:
   19??-91 (Mrs.) June Somerville   (A)
   19??-?? Rev. Andrew Comar   (A)
   1992-2015 Charlie Hogg


   Robert Corso,
     Cathedral Organist-Choirmaster
   Cathedral of Christ the King
   714 King Street West
   Hamilton, ON  L8P 1C7
   T: (905)522-5744   F: (905)528-0377




   Rehung by Verdin in 2014-15, with new
   transmission & 3-octave keyboard in
   new playing cabin

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the bass octave
   Transposition is down 4 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C 35/    C --  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The present keyboard was installed in 2015
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Prior history:
     In 1933, the complete instrument of 23 bells was installed
       with bells made by Whitechapel 
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E5    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2016
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

The Cathedral Website has a picture of the building and its gorgeous Gothic tower.  On the Diocesan Website, the tower is part of the framework of most pages.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel 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.

Other small carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

The bass bell of this carillon is among all great bells in North America.

Index to all traditional carillons in ON.

Why this instrument was a milestone in North American traditional carillon history (1933).

Index to all tower bell instruments in ON.

   This page was built from the database on 17-Apr-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/04/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2017/01/30

(none available)

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