PORTOLA VALLEY : USA - CA

*Location:

   Christ Episcopal Church
   Portola Road near Farm Road
   Portola Valley, California, USA
   LL: N 37.38238, W 122.23073
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*Player:

   Bernard King

*Contact:

   Christ Episcopal Church
   815 Portola Road
   Portola Valley, CA  94025
   T: (650)851-0224
   E: matthew /@/ ccpvw DOTorg

*Schedule:

   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters;
   automatic hymn at 1200 and 1700;
   manually (via organ) for special events

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard (from organ) carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1965
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Year of latest technical information source is 1972

*Links:

The church Website mentions the bell tower in a History page, and gives the playing schedule on the Buildings and Grounds page (under Our Parish).  But none of the photos show the open timber tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in CA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/04/20
   and on technical data last updated on 1975/07/20


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