SANTA BARBARA : USA - CA

*Location:

   Thomas M. Storke Student
     Publication Building
   University of California
   Goleta,
     Santa Barbara, California, USA
   LL: N 34.41267, W 119.84843
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*Carillonist:

   Margo Halsted,   (CH)
     Adjunct Associate Professor
   550 Orange Grove Circle, #341
   Pasadena, CA  91105-2887
   T: (626)441-2764
   E: mhalsted@music.ucsb.edu
*Past carillonists:
   1969-74 Ennis Fruhauf   (C)
   1974-75 Anne Jefferson   (C)
   1975-76 (volunteers)
   1977-93 James Welch   (A)
   (1996-98 vacant)
   1998-99 Margo Halsted,   (C)
      Visiting Carillonneur
   1999-2003 Anne Rothfarb   (C) (d.2005)

*Contact:

   Skip Stecker, Facilities Manager
   UCSB Music Department
   Santa Barbara, CA  93106-2080
   T: (805)893-3302
   E: skip@music.ucsb.edu
   - or -
   Adriane Hill, Marketing
     and Communications Manager
   UCSB Music Department
   T: (805)893-3230
   E: ahill@music.ucsb.edu

*Schedule:

   Sunday 4-6pm; Monday 0745-0800 during
   school year; quarterly recital;
   Westminster quarter tune at the hour

*Remarks:

   Installation by Justin Kramer.
   Renovated 1998-99.  New American Standard
   practice keyboard, donated by M.Halsted
   in 2014, matches playing keyboard;
   new iron clappers at same time.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 61 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C C 25
   There are no missing bass semitones
   There is an identical practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1969
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Auxiliary mechanisms: H     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2016
*Links:

On the UCSB home page, an aerial photo of the campus shows the tower in the center.
Announcement of the gift of new practice keyboard; with photos of keyboard and tower

A special virtual tour page has a small photo showing the tower, and is also the access point for several QuickTime videos of the campus.  The one at "HSSB" includes a full view of Storke Tower, while the one from the top of Storke Tower gives a panorama of the entire campus.  NOTE: You will need special software to view these.

A set of overhead views from Google Maps, Bing Maps bird's eye, and Yahoo Maps

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Other concert carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in CA.

Index to all tower bell instruments in CA.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 18-Jul-16
   based on textual data last updated on 2016/07/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2016/04/06
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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