Massey/Drury Memorial Carillon
Metropolitan United Church Queen Street East at Church Street Toronto, Ontario, Canada LL: N 43.65366, W 79.37660
Roy Lee (C) E: firstname.lastname@example.org*Past carillonists:
1922 ded. Joseph H. Withers (d.) 1922-26 F.Percival Price (1901-1985) 1926-28 John Skillicorn (d.) 1928-30 J.Leland Richardson (1906-1969) 1930-32 Edmund Milroy (d.) 1932-36 Sidney Giles (d.) 1936-41 Edmund Milroy (d.) 1941-62 Stanley F. James (d.) 1962-97 James B. Slater (CH;d.) 1997-2016 Gerald Martindale (A)
Metropolitan United Church 56 Queen Street East Toronto, ON M5C 2Z3 T: (416)363-0331 E: email@example.com - or - Patricia Wright, Minister of Music
(Temporarily silent during renovation)
Original instrument was the first modern carillon in North America. Keyboard renovated 1991, with new cabin. Practice console by Petit & Fritsen (1960) acquired in 1990s from Kirk-in-the-Hills, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Sep.2019: Major renovation under way, by Meeks, Watson & Co.
Traditional carillon of 54 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A in the bass octave Transposition is down 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C G / C C 23 There are two missing bass semitones There is a non-identical practice console The instrument was enlarged in 1971 with 19 bells made by Paccard Prior history: In 1960, the instrument was enlarged to 35 bells by Petit & Fritsen (12 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1922, the instrument was begun with 23 bells by Gillett & Johnston (23 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2003
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