Lupton Hall Oglethorpe University Peachtree Road NE near Lanier Drive Atlanta, Georgia, USA LL: N 33.87410, W 84.33169
James A. Bohart, Professor of Music T: (404)364-8397 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.oglethorpe.edu/faculty/~j.bohart/
Oglethorpe University 4484 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30319-2791 T: (404)261-1441 or 1-800-428-4484 F: (404)364-8500 W: www.oglethorpe.edu E: [use Web contact form]
Chimes quarter hours. Played manually for special occasions.
First 4 bells (including the bass) were supplied by Meneely/Troy in 1922 as a "Westminster Peal". Dual electric keyboards (loud/soft).
Electric-keyboard carillon of 42 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F in the middle octave Transposition is up 5 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C G / NONE There are two missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1973 with bells made by Petit & Fritsen Prior history: In 1972, the instrument was enlarged to 35 bells by Petit & Fritsen In 1929, the instrument was begun with 10 bells by Meneely/Troy (4 were cast in 1922) Year of latest technical information source is 2006
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the
Meneely (Troy) bellfoundry.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of 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 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 GA.
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