Rushton Memorial Carillon
Harwell Goodwin Davis Library Samford University Lakeshore Drive Homewood, Birmingham, Alabama, USA LL: N 33.46564, W 86.79210
*Original location (1968-1979):
A. Hamilton Reid Chapel LL: N 33.46555, W 86.79050
Stephen B. Knight (C) C: (205)739-8123 W: (205)726-2503 c/o Roy Knight 5962 Centerville Road Tallahassee, FL 32309-2013 H: (850)668-3225 E: RoyKnight1@comcast.net SBKnight8123@gmail.com*Past carillonists:
1968-73 Richard M. Watson (C)
Samford University 800 Lakeshore Drive Birmingham, AL 35209 T: (205)726-2011
Daily Mon-Fri; Jun-Aug Wed & Thu 1630
Cambridge (Westminster) quarters, with hour strike on original bourdon. Simulated swing on 4 bells, added 1990.
Traditional carillon of 60 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C C / C C 24 There is one missing bass semitone The instrument was enlarged in 1980 with bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1968, the instrument was begun with 49 bells by Eijsbouts Auxiliary mechanisms: EQ4H* Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1993
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