NEW MILFORD : USA - CT

   Jose M. Ferrer Memorial Carillon

*Location:

   Chapel of Our Lady
   Canterbury School
   Aspetuck Avenue / Canterbury Road
     at Elkington Farm Road
   New Milford, Connecticut, USA
   LL: N 41.58774, W 73.41322
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*Carillonist:

   George C. S. Bogart
   29 Mountain View Drive
   Brookfield, CT  06804-1415
   H: (203)775-2825
   - and -
   Kristin O'Connor
   6 Tucktaway Lane
   Danbury, CT  06810-8454
*Past carillonists:
     Father Mac
   1980-97 Norman F. Bliss   (A)

*Contact:

   Canterbury School
   101 Aspetuck Avenue
   New Milford, CT  06776-1739
   T: (860)210-3800   F: (860)350-4425
   - or -
   Ted Bent, Business Manager
   T: (860)210-3806   F: (860)350-4425
   - or -
   Pat Hiro, Headmaster's Assistant
   E: phiro@cbury.org
   - or -
   Bryan Kiefer, Dir.Finance & Development.
   E: bkiefer@cbury.org

*Schedule:

   (Not played regularly)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  9 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C C   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1931
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1970
*Links:

The school Website has a Virtual Tour page; select Video & Photo Gallery, then Browse Library, then "Select from the List" to reach "Campus Life", then Online tour, then Campus Buildings and Grounds.  Slide #12 of 18 has a photo of The Chapel of Our Lady.  Elsewhere in the Website, the Chapel is mentioned a few times, but never described.  The carillon is not mentioned anywhere.  A map of the campus is available only as a PDF.

A Web page on Connecticut Carillons has brief descriptions of 10 of the 11 carillons in this state, with thumbnail photos linked to larger JPEG files.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston 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 traditional carillons by year of completion.

Other small carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in CT.

Index to all tower bell instruments in CT.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 31-Jul-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/07/25
   and on technical data last updated on 1975/07/20
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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