SPRINGFIELD - SMS : USA - MO

   Jane A. Meyer Carillon

*Location:

   Duane G. Meyer Library
   Missouri State University
   (before 28 August 2005:
     Southwest Missouri State University)
   South John Q Hammons Parkway
     near East Madison Street
   Springfield, Missouri, USA
   LL: N 37.19890, W 93.28196
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*Carillonist:

   Dr. Jeremy A. Chesman,   (C)
     University Carillonist
   207 Ellis Hall
   Music Department
   Missouri State University
   901 South National Avenue
   Springfield, MO  65897-0094
   H: (417)343-4366
   E: jchesman@MissouriState.edu

*Contact:

   Missouri State University
   Springfield, MO  65897
   T: (417)836-5000  [main switchboard]

*Schedule:

   Weekdays, 1200-30.  Summer concert
   series, May-Sep, second Sundays.

*Remarks:

   Completed in the fall of 2001;
   dedicated in late 2002.
   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C C 24
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 2001
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: Q4H   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004
*Links:

The University Webpage about the carillon's design and installation has links to additional information.

Photo article on the carillon

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts 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 MO.

Index to all tower bell instruments in MO.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 10-Aug-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/08/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2004/09/27
*Photos:

(none available)

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