Martindale Memorial Carillon


   Hollywood United Methodist Church
     (was First UMC)
   Franklin and North Highland Avenue
   Hollywood, California, USA
   LL: N 34.10435, W 118.33876
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   Richard Warne, Music Director
   E: rworglbau@aol.com
   - or -
   John West, Organist & Choral Director
   E: jwest@hollywoodumc.org


   First United Methodist Church
   6817 Franklin Avenue
   Hollywood, CA  90028-4402
   T: (323)874-2104
   E: admin@hollywoodumc.org


   Hourly (automatic);
   also before Sunday services


   Tower tubes by Deagan, installed by
   C.J.Gercken; restored by
   Williamson-Warne in 1987 and 2001.
   Note range assumed from Deagan's
   general advertising material.

*Technical data:

   Carillon-sized instrument or collection of 32 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C G   /    NONE  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1946
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nI    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003

The church Website opens with historic and current photos of the building and tower.  A History page includes a section about the Martindale Carillon, dedicated Dec.8, 1945 in memory of two children of that family.  There is a photo of the keyboard and a hand-colored Deagan publicity photo that shows the A-profile damper racks.  A page describes the Deagan tower chime, and has a photo of workmen in the beflry, working on the solenoids atop the bell frame.

A Waymarking page has four photos of the building.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the J.C.Deagan Company.

Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).

Index to all tower tube instruments in CA.
Index to all tower bell instruments in CA.

   This page was built from the database on 22-Jun-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/06/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2004/12/12

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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