DETROIT - STMR : USA - MI

*Location:

   St.Mary's of Redford Catholic Church
   Grand River Avenue at Mansfield Street
   Detroit, Michigan, USA
   LL: N 42.39655, W 83.20549
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*Carillonist:

   Patrick Macoska, Director of Music  (C)
   1916 Sunrise Street
   Ann Arbor, MI  48103-3543
   H: (734)669-6075   W: (248)352-8310
   F: (248)352-1821
   E: pmacoska@worldnet.att.net

*Contact:

   St.Mary's of Redford Catholic Church
   14750 Saint Mary's Street
   Detroit, MI  48227-1887
   T: (313)273-1100   F: (313)273-2002

*Schedule:

   Every Saturday & Sunday after Mass.
   Automatic play at 12 & 6 weekdays.
   3 bells swing before 1030 Sunday Mass.

*Remarks:

   Keyboard range includes treble E plus
   space for additional keys.
   Automatic play is electro-pneumatic
   at the console, thus sharing the
   manual transmission and clappers.
   Practice console by P.Macoska.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 51 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  2 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D#  /    C C 24
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 2002
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: S3    
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:   E%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2002
*Links:

WCF article on this carillon, with photos

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 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.

Other concert carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in MI.

Index to all tower bell instruments in MI.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 19-Aug-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/01/07
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/08/09
*Photos:

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