Taft Memorial Louisiana, Constitution, and New Jersey Avenues, 1st & C Streets, NW Washington, D.C., USA LL: N 38.89274, W 77.01091
Jim Saenger E: chamade /@/ early DOTcom
The Architect of the Capitol T: (202)228-1793 E: Webform @ www.aoc.gov
Quarters and hours, 0800-2000 daily; for opening each session of Congress; 1400 July 4th; for special events.
Electric-keyboard carillon of 27 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: (G )C D / NONE There is one missing bass semitone There is no practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1959 with bells made by Paccard Auxiliary mechanisms: QES1 Tower details: Height of console: 0 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 25 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 28 meters above ground Belfry openness: 55% Year of latest technical information source is 1990*Links:
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