SALISBURY - SU : USA - MD

   Samuel R. Brown Memorial Carillon

*Location:

   Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons
   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)
*Past carillonists:
   ded.6Se2017 Joey Brink

*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:

   Two basses cast by Taylor.  Equipped
   with electro-pneumatic player system
   in console.

*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 2017
     with bells made by Meeks,Watson (except for 2)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2015
*Links:

News article announcing the dedicatory recital

News article (Jul.2017) reporting the lifting of the bells into the tower.  A clickable photo of the bells on the ground shows the two Whitechapel bells in the foreground and some M&W bells in the background.  Live photos show that the console is equipped with an electro-pneumatic autoplay system.

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  8-May-18
   based on textual data last updated on 2018/05/07
   and on technical data last updated on 2017/07/31
*Photos:

(none available)

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