Student Building Indiana University 701 East Kirkwood Avenue (Fifth Street) Bloomington, Indiana, USA LL: N 39.16695, W 86.52551
Office of the Dean School of Music Indiana University Bloomington, IN 47405-2200 T: (812)855-1583 E: email@example.com
Cambridge (Westminster) quarters. Original chime, clock and tower destroyed by fire, December 1990. Replacement designed by R.M.Watson; traditional chimestand built by Meeks, Watson & Co. for Verdin Co.
Traditional chime (chimestand) of 14 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is E in the middle octave Transposition is up 4 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C G / NONE There are two added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1991 with bells made by Petit & Fritsen Prior history: In 1905, the complete instrument was installed with 11 bells made by McShane (0 bells remain from that work.) Year of latest technical information source is 1991
Midway down a photographer's page is a photo of the chimestand.
There is a school song, Chimes of Indiana.
The IU/Bloomington Website has an excellent campus map; it would be superb if it were linked to building photos and descriptions. Unfortunately this Website appears not to have any useful current information about the building.
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the
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 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 IN, including two on this campus: the Metz Carillon (-1) and the "practice" carillon on the Music Addition Building (-2).
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