Oratoire St-Joseph du Mont-Royal (St.Joseph's Oratory) Queen Mary Road / Reine Marie Montréal, Québec, Canada LL: N 45.49165, W 73.61809
Andrée-Anne Doane, Carillonneur (C) 7356 rue Chouinard Lasalle, PQ H8N 0A5 H: (514)369-4552 W: (514)733-8211x2581 E: email@example.com*Past carillonists:
1956-75 Emilien Allard (1915-77) 1976-80 Andrea McCrady (C) 1980-2009 Claude Aubin (C)
Oratoire St.-Joseph 3800 Queen Mary Road Montréal, QC H3V 1H6
Silent during relocation
Some bells installed in 1955. Instrument originally designed for the Eiffel Tower in Paris; plans changed. Original keyboard 6 octaves C-C. Major renovation by Taylor, 1981, including new playing and practice keyboards, range unknown. A bass bell acquired in 2004 was cast in 1949 for Saint-Jean-de-la-Croix, Montreal (now closed); plans to connect it to pedal B were not carried out. Another bass bell from a different redundant church has also been acquired; both are by Paccard, and in storage. Sep.2018: bells removed; to be reinstalled in a new tower.
Traditional carillon of 56 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is up 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C G / C C 24 There is one missing bass semitone There is a practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1956 with bells made by Paccard No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details: Height of console: 1 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 6 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 9 meters above ground Belfry openness: 99% Year of latest technical information source is 1970*Links:
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