GLENDALE - CT : USA - OH

*Location:

   Chapel Tower
   Convent of the Transfiguration
   Albion Avenue at Osprey Street
   Glendale, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 39.26584, W 84.45387
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*Carillonist:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Community of the Transfiguration   (A)
   495 Albion Avenue
   Glendale, OH  45246-4604
   T: (513)771-5291   F: (513)771-0839

*Schedule:

   Thursday evenings, 4:15-4:45, 5:30-5:50

*Remarks:

   Original carillon cast by J.Prower
   Symonds at Vanduzen foundry, with
   3-octave keyboard made by E.W.Vanduzen
   (now in Verdin Bell Museum, Cincinnati).
   Present bells are the first P&F tradi-
   tional carillon in North America;
   first 27 cast in 1950; last 9 cast (and
   all installed) in 1951.
   Rehung in 1991, with new clappers and
   keyboard by Verdin.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 36 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 10 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C C   
   There is one missing bass semitone
   There is no practice console
   The present keyboard was installed in 1991
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Prior history:
     In 1951, the complete instrument of 36 bells was installed
       by Petit & Fritsen
     In 1933, a complete instrument of 25 bells was installed
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of 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 traditional carillons by year of completion.

Other medium carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in OH.

Index to all tower bell instruments in OH.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  7-Aug-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/06/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/08/06
*Photos:

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