Women's War Memorial
City Hall Darling Street Cape Town, Province of the Western Cape, South Africa LL: S 33.92536, E 18.42382
Alexios Vicatos E: firstname.lastname@example.org*Past carillonneurs:
1925Ap30 ded. Anton Brees 1925-?? Jan Luyt jr. c.1953 Jacq G Vermaak Keith Jewell 19??-20?? Donovan W. Baguley
City Hall Darling Street Cape Town, Western Cape 8000 T: 021 400 2230 E: email@example.com
First 5 bells installed 1905 as a clock chime (Cambridge/Westminster, with hour strike at the fifth). Nine bells ordered in 1922, more in 1923 (including present bourdon), 1924 and 1925; all installed 1925, with mechanical drum for 12 bells by J.Smith & Sons, Derby, England. Keyboard has some dropped trebles plus space for future expansion to four octaves. Electric action added Nov.2010.
Traditional carillon of 39 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is B in the bass octave Transposition is down 1 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C D / C G There are no missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1954 with bells made by Taylor Prior history: In 1925, the instrument was begun with 37 bells made by Taylor (except for 5 made in 1905) Auxiliary mechanisms: M12I Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is unknown
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