BOWLING GREEN : USA - KY

*Location:

   Guthrie Plaza clock tower
   Western Kentucky University
   College Heights Boulevard,
     Avenue of Champions
   Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA
   LL: N 36.98358, W 86.45752
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   WKU Welcome Center
   T: (270)745-5470
   E: deborah.cole@wku.edu

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Carillon-sized instrument or collection of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2002
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012

*Links:

The university Website may show a photo of a bell tower among the rotating series on the home page.
News article about the arrival of the first four bells, Dec.2001. Facts about the Guthrie Plaza and Bell Tower
News article on dedication of the tower, May 2002
A virtual tour of the campus includes a photo of the tower at #39.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in KY.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 19-Mar-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/03/17
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/03/17


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