The Wallace Carillon
Christ Church Cranbrook (Episcopal) Cranbrook Road at Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Hills, Michigan LL: N 42.56695, W 83.24387
Jenny L. King (C) 849 Rivard Boulevard Grosse Pointe, MI 48230-1256 H: (313)343-0698 W: (313)343-0698 E: firstname.lastname@example.org*Past carillonists:
1928-64 (not researched) 1964-88 Beverly Buchanan (C) 1988-91 Don Cook (C) 1991-?? Phillip E. Burgess
Christ Church Cranbrook (A) Attn: Jenny King *parcel: 470 Church Road Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 *postal: PO Box 801 Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801 T: (248)644-5210 F: (248)644-0148 E: email@example.com
for Sunday services
13 duplicate trebles disconnected after 1948; disposition unknown. Most of the 33 trebles removed in 1978 went to PHILIPPI, USA - WV, but one is not accounted for. Ellacombe stand on 8 bells (same as C-C diatonic on pedal keyboard). Major renovation late 1994, with new Watson/Verdin keyboards. Previous practice console had 4 1/2 octave capacity, with extra bass pedals in storage; Bb pedal was installed when transposition of playing keyboard was changed in 1978 enlargement.
Traditional carillon of 50 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C C 49/ A#C 26 There is one missing bass semitone 14 bells were recast or replaced in 2001 by Meeks,Watson Prior history: In 1994, the keyboard was replaced by the maker cited in Remarks above In 1978, the instrument was enlarged to its present size with bells made by Taylor (21 bells remain from that work.) In 1928, the instrument was begun with 48 notes using 61 bells by Taylor (15 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: L8 Tower details: Height of console: 27 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 34 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: . meters above ground Belfry openness: .% Year of latest technical information source is 2002
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