The Centralia Carillon
The Centralia Carillon Tower Tower Park North Elm Street near Noleman Street Centralia, Illinois, USA LL: N 38.52787, W 89.13168
(position vacant)*Past carillonists:
1983-84 Michael R. Hall (C) 1984-89 Charles Collins (C) 1989-97 Michael R. Hall (C) 1997-2015 Carlo J. van Ulft (A)
Mike Schroeder, Administrator The Centralia Carillon *parcel: 114 North Elm Street Centralia, IL 62801 *postal: P.O. Box 1 Centralia, IL 62801-0001 T: (618)533-4381 E: CentraliaCarillon@att.net
Wednesday at noon, Friday at noon, Sunday at 2 pm. Tours of the carillon are available on request, but advance reservations are required; admission fee.
Quarter-hour chime tunes are varied. New playing keyboard by Verdin, 1997. New transmission by Meeks & Watson in 2001. Practice keyboard, by Meeks & Watson, is in office at 104 North Elm.
Traditional carillon of 65 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is G in the bass octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: G C / G C 29 There is one missing bass semitone There is an identical practice console The present keyboard was installed in 1997 by the maker cited in Remarks above Prior history: In 1983, the complete instrument was installed with bells made by Paccard Auxiliary mechanisms: Q3H Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2001
This page was built from the database on 20-Sep-15 based on textual data last updated on 2015/09/09 and on technical data last updated on 2004/09/27
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