The Jean L. Rainwater Carillon
Chapel Principia College (Christian Science) Beltrees Road (Co.Hwy.23) Elsah, Illinois, USA LL: N 38.94753, W 90.35109
Carlo J. van Ulft, (A) College Carillonneur P.O. Box 1 Centralia, IL 62801-0001 H: (618)664-8938 W: (618)533-4381 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Principia College 1 Maybeck Place Elsah, IL 62028-9720 T: (618)374-2131 E: Webform, prin.edu - or - Rose Whitmore, College Organist E: email@example.com
Tuesdays when school is in session, before & after 1050 chapel service. First played in recital on 15 Jul 98, during Alumni Week, by Carlo van Ulft.
Original bells cast by Meeks, Watson & Co., 1997-98; frame and bells on display at the Founder's Day Ceremonies, May 1, 1998, celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Principia College; installed Jun-Jul 1998, with 4-octave practice keyboard. The bells (only) were replaced by Eijsbouts in May 1999. From 1936 to 1969, this tower held a tubular chime.
Traditional carillon of 39 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave Transposition is up one octave Keyboard range: C D 38/ A#G There are two missing bass semitones There is a non-identical practice console All bells were replaced in 1999 by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1998, a complete instrument of 39 bells was installed with bells made by Meeks,Watson (0 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2000
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