The Pelzman Glockenspiel
near southeast pedestrian entrance The National Zoo Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, D.C., USA LL: N 38.92758, W 77.04555
1976-?? Frank P. Law (d.) 19??-?? Nancy VanDerveer 19??-?? Michele E. Prokopchak (A)
Public Affairs Office Smithsonian National Zoological Park 3001 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20008-2537 T: (202)673-4789 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
None--carillon is unusable and glockenspiel is inoperable (since 2003 or earlier).
Tower includes four moving figures of animals; it has been relocated on the zoo grounds at least once.
Traditional carillon of 35 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F in the treble octave Transposition is up 17 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / C G There are two missing bass semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1976 with bells made by Petit & Fritsen Auxiliary mechanisms: E Tower details: Height of console: 2 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 5 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 6 meters above ground Belfry openness: 99% Year of latest technical information source is 1991*Links:
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