The Eloise Chimes
Hulley Tower John B Stetson University North Woodland Blvd (US Highway 17), north of Minnesota Avenue De Land, Florida, USA LL: N 29.03615, W 81.30322*Original location (1915-1934):
(Music school students)
Alumni Relations Office Stetson University 421 North Woodland Boulevard De Land, FL 32720-7217 T: (386)822-7483 E: firstname.lastname@example.org - or - T: (386)822-7100 [main switchboard] - or - Boyd Jones, University Organist and Professor of Organ School of Music T: (386)822-8955 E: email@example.com
With all semitones except the 2 lowest, this is the smallest known mini-carillon. July 2005: structural weakness led to removal of the bells and dismantling of the tower above the mausoleum level; plans for restoration or replacement are not yet complete.
Chime-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 11 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: D D / NONE There are two missing bass semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1915 with bells made by McShane Year of latest technical information source is 2005
The #8 bell from the chime is currently on display in front of the Henry A. DeLand House Museum, part of the Conrad Center Complex of the West Volusia Historical Society. Located on West Michigan Avenue at North Florida Avenue, it is not visible from overhead photography, but is clearly visible in Google StreetView.
from Emporis Buildings (no photos as of Aug.'07)
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane bellfoundry.
Other chimes which qualify as mini-carillons.
Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in FL.
This page was built from the database on 16-Aug-07 based on textual data last updated on 2007/08/01 and on technical data last updated on 2005/07/08
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