The Joseph Dill Baker Memorial Carillon
Baker Park West Second and Bentz Streets Frederick, Maryland, USA LL: N 39.41578, W 77.41614
John A. Widmann, (C) City Carillonneur 623 Magnolia Avenue Frederick, MD 21701-8505 C: (301)788-2806 E: JWidmann@yahoo.com*Past carillonists:
19??-66 H.David Hagen, Chimer 1966-82 H.David Hagen 1984-92 Dr.Galen Brooks
City Parks Department 111 Airport Drive East Frederick, MD 21701 T: (301)694-1440
Sundays at 1230; special events: at end of Festival of Lights ceremony at City Hall, 2nd Friday in December, about 7:30pm; first business day after Christmas = Holiday Candlelight Tour of Houses of Worship (1600-30, 1700-30, 1800-30); after fireworks on Independence Day (~2115 on July 4); New Year's Eve at midnight
Chime electrified by Schulmerich 1955. Eijsbouts bells cast 1966, installed by Verdin. Practice clavier from Cranbrook. Meneely and Eisjbouts bells retuned by R.Watson during latest expansion; design & clavier by Meeks & Watson.
Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D in the middle octave Transposition is up 4 semitone(s) Keyboard range: A#C / A#C There are two missing bass semitones There is a non-identical practice console The instrument was enlarged in 1995 with 26 bells made by Petit & Fritsen Prior history: In 1967, the instrument was enlarged to 23 bells by Eijsbouts (9 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1941, the instrument was begun with 14 bells by Meneely/Wvlt (14 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: E Tower details: Height of console: . meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 27 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: . meters above ground Belfry openness: .% Year of latest technical information source is 2001
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