The Tennessee Bicentennial Bells [part 1]
Bicentennial Capitol Mall 7th Avenue North at Jefferson Street Nashville, Tennessee, USA LL: N 36.17252, W 86.78883 [keybd]
Mike Cole, Park Manager Tea Building 598 James Robertson Parkway Nashville, TN 37243-3081 T: (615)741-5280 - or - Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park Park Office / Visitor Center 600 James Robertson Parkway Nashville, TN 37243-3081 T: (615)741-5280 F: (615)532-2683
The larger of two similar instruments collectively housed in 50 individual cylindrical towers arranged in two concentric circles; played from the lower keyboard of a 2-manual electric console or from a traditional keyboard with velocity-sensitive electric action, both housed in a round room to the southwest of the circle. One set of bells has bronze clappers, the other has cast iron. (Which?)
Hybrid-keyboard carillon of 48 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: C C / NONE There is one missing bass semitone The whole instrument was installed in 1999 with bells made by Petit & Fritsen Auxiliary mechanisms: EB Tower details: Height of console: 0 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: (unknown) Height of highest level of bells: (unknown) Belfry openness: 98% Year of latest technical information source is 2000*Links:
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