SALISBURY - SU : USA - MD

   Samuel R. Brown Memorial Carillon

*Location:

   Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons
     (replacing Caruthers Hall)
   Salisbury University
   Ocean Highway (Bus.US.13),
     north of Bateman Street
   Salisbury, Maryland, USA
   LL: N 38.346, W 75.605
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*Carillonist:

   (not yet appointed)

*Contact:

   Salisbury University
   1101 Camden Avenue
   Salisbury, MD  21801
   T: (410)543-6000  [main switchboard]
   E: rwculver@salisbury.edu  [PR]

*Schedule:

   Will autoplay every half hour

*Remarks:

   Under construction; completion due
   fall 2016.
   Two basses to be cast by Taylor.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 2015
     with bells made by Meeks,Watson (except for 2)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2015
*Links:

Press release on the Apr.2015 groundbreaking for the new building.
News article on construction of the tower
Press release on topping out the tower framework

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meeks & Watson bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all traditional carillons in MD.

Index to all tower bell instruments in MD.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 31-Jul-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/07/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2015/07/20
*Photos:

(none available)

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