WILMINGTON - N : USA - DE

   Nemours Carillon

*Location:

   Alfred I. duPont Institute-
     Children's Hospital
   Rockland Road at Childrens Drive
   Wilmington, Delaware, USA
   (formerly the Alfred I. duPont Estate,
     named "Nemours")
   LL: N 39.78224, W 75.55661
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*Player:

   Keith H. St.John
   220 Jupiter Road
   Newark, DE  19711
   H: (302)239-0804

*Contact:

   Paul Lloyd, Estate Superintendent
   - or -
   Thomas P. Ferry, Administrator
   Children's Hospital
   1600 Rockland Road
   Wilmington, DE  19803
   T: (302)651-4011
   - or -
   Public Relations
   T: (302)651-6091

*Schedule:

   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters;
   music at the hour (automatic).

*Remarks:

   New clappers & computerized automatic
   mechanism, 1990

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 30 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C G   /    NONE  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1936
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 1996

*Links:

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.

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 DE.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 11-Apr-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/03/28
   and on technical data last updated on 1997/03/18


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