VALPARAISO : USA - IN

*Location:

   Brandt Campanile
   Chapel of the Resurrection
   Valparaiso University
   1500 East Lincolnway
   Valparaiso, Indiana, USA
   LL: N 41.46285, W 87.04247
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Valparaiso University
   1500 East Lincolnway
   Valparaiso, IN  46383-6493
   T: (219)464-5000   F: (219)464-5381
   E: Joseph.Cunningham@valpo.edu

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitones sharp 4th, flat 7th.
   Present tower constructed 1980.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     C E   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1980
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007

*Links:

The University Website has a page about the campanile, though the cited weight of the largest bell (17082 lbs?) is clearly wrong.

Building photos from Emporis Buildings
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

Where 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.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  3-Sep-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/06/30
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/08/30


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