Arthur R. Metz Memorial Carillon
Indiana University 1640 East 17th Street, opposite North Jordan Avenue Bloomington, Indiana, USA LL: N 39.17735, W 86.51062 (old) LL: N 39.17075, W 86.51899 (new)
(none appointed since 1996)*Past carillonists:
1971-72 Arie Abbenes 1973-75 (unknown) 1976-83 Linda Walker (Pointer) (C) 1984-86 (none) 1987-96 Brian Swager (C)
Office of the Dean School of Music Indiana University Bloomington, IN 47405-2200 T: (812)855-1583 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Out of commission during relocation.
In 1996, Meeks & Watson built a new console, which Verdin installed. Practice console, identical to the original, remains in School of Music. Apr.2017: Carillon to be relocated to arboretum in center of campus, and 4 bells added. Sep.2017: last concert in old tower, by John Gouwens Mar.2018: Tower demolished; dedication of new tower planned for 2019
Traditional carillon of 61 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C C 60/ A#C 25 There are two missing bass semitones There is a non-identical practice console The present keyboard was installed in 1996 by the maker cited in Remarks above Prior history: In 1971, the complete instrument was installed with bells made by Eijsbouts Auxiliary mechanisms: IE Tower details: Height of console: (unknown) Height of lowest level of bells: (unknown) Height of highest level of bells: (unknown) Belfry openness: 99% Year of latest technical information source is 2004
This page was built from the database on 5-May-18 based on textual data last updated on 2018/03/31 and on technical data last updated on 2004/01/09
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