Noyes Memorial Carillon
House of Hope Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) Summit Avenue at Avon Street (N) St.Paul, Minnesota, USA LL: N 44.94198, W 93.13342
David W. Johnson (C) 820 Holly Avenue St.Paul, MN 55104-7136 C: (651)399-5891 E: firstname.lastname@example.org*Past carillonists:
1923-28 R.Buchanan Morton (d.) 1928-29 Theophil Rusterholz 1929-30 Gordon Kindy (d.) 1930-42 Donald Jones (d.) 1942-87 Theophil Rusterholz (1907-2001) 1987-93 Dennis W. Reppen (d.)
House of Hope Presbyterian Church 797 Summit Avenue St.Paul, MN 55105-3392 T: (612)227-6311 F: (651)227-9969
Meneely recast 3 bells and retuned most of the rest. The 1959 enlargement included one more bell by Bigelow, who built playing & practice keyboards in Princeton. The 1985 recasting replaced 3 Michiels bells. 1991 enlargement included replacement of frame, clappers and action.
Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C C / C C 25 There are no missing bass semitones There is a practice console The instrument was enlarged in 1991 with 1 bell made by Petit & Fritsen Prior history: In 1985, 3 bells were recast or replaced with bells made by Paccard (3 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1959, the instrument was enlarged to 48 bells by Paccard (11 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1951, the instrument was enlarged to 40 bells by Bigelow (12 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1951, 8 bells were recast or replaced by Bigelow (8 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1951, 10 bells were recast or replaced by Petit & Fritsen (10 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1926, some bells were recast or replaced by Meneely/Wvlt (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1923, the instrument was begun with 28 bells by Michiels (3 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details: Height of console: 24 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 25 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 28 meters above ground Belfry openness: 80% Year of latest technical information source is 2013
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