Clock Tower
   Telok Ayer Market (Lau Pa Sat)
   Boon Tat Street and Raffles Quay
   LL: N 1.28062, E 103.85028
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   Telok Ayer Market
   18 Raffles Quay
   Singapore 048582




   With moving figurine of Chinese vendor,
   all driven by computer.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     NONE  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1991
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008

A Wikipedia article gives the history of the Market but doesn't mention the bells.  An associated photo page includes a view of the bells from below.

A page by Asia Explorers has two large photos of the clocktower (scroll far down).

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Asian & Pacific Rim non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Asian & Pacific Rim non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).

Index to all tower bell instruments in Singapore.

   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/11/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/04/09

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