FLINT - GMI : USA - MI

*Location:

   Alumni Tower
   Kettering University
   (formerly General Motors Institute)
   West Third & North Chevrolet Avenues
   Flint, Michigan, USA
   LL: N 43.01277, W 83.71352
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*Player:

   Harry T. Williams
   6110 Overlook Road
   Clarkston, MI  48016
   T: (313)625-5680

*Contact:

   GMI Alumni Foundation
   Kettering University
   1700 West Third Avenue
   Flint, MI  48504-4898
   T: (800)955-4464x9500
   E: alumni@kettering.edu

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     G G   /    NONE  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1969
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 1970

*Links:

The university Website has no information about the bells, though the "Bell Tower" is frequently mentioned as a reference point.

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 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 MI.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 21-Apr-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/04/20
   and on technical data last updated on 1975/07/20


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