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Bill Cotter

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Very interesting photo.   Where is that carillon today?

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Someone spotted this picture in one of my books and asked me to share it here - so here it is!

"Although mostly forgotten today, during the fair, the Space Needle was home to the 538-bell Schulmerich Carillon, which was billed as the world’s largest at the time. Performers played the instrument from a console at the tower base, with the bells amplified and broadcast over 44 loudspeakers mounted at the 200-foot level. Guest musicians were invited to perform, and an automated system could operate the instrument as well."

I don't know what became of the carillon after the Fair.

carillon-player.jpg

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