Hearst Castle Towers Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument 750 Hearst Castle Road San Simeon, California, USA LL: N 35.68528, W 121.16778
(None appointed)*Past players:
19??s Morris Cecil
Mr. Hoyt Fields, Museum Director E: email@example.com - or - Department of Parks and Recreation San Simeon Area San Simeon, CA 93452 T: (805)927-2020 - or - Friends of Hearst Castle 700 Hearst Castle Road San Simeon, CA 93452 T: (805)927-2138 F: (805)627-2183 E: firstname.lastname@example.org - or - Jeff Payne, Collections Registrar E: email@example.com
Bells distributed evenly between the two towers. Two basses and 10 trebles were cast & delivered in 1936 but never hung, and later dispersed; the originally intended bourdon has reappeared in LOS ANGELES - CLA.
Electric-keyboard carillon of 36 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A in the middle octave Transposition is up 9 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / NONE There is one missing bass semitone There is no practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1937 with bells made by Michiels Year of latest technical information source is 1994
The Website of the Friends of Hearst Castle has several good photos.
A Waymarking page for these bells has 2 photos of the towers.
Where the main part of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Michiels 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.
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