RIO GRANDE : USA - OH

   Alumni Carillon

*Location:

   Alumni Memorial Bell Tower
   Rio Grande University
   between North & South College Avenues
   Rio Grande, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 38.8814, W 82.3794
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Rio Grande University
   218 North College Avenue
   Rio Grande, OH  45674-3131
   E: carolynh@rio.edu

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2001
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003

*Links:

The university Website has a small photo of the Alumni Memorial Bell Tower on the home page, and the Virtual Tour opens with a better photo of it.  The location can be clearly seen near the center of the campus map.

The Center for Welsh Studies has a report of the tower's history, accompanied by a colored drawing of it.

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 pitch (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 OH.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/04/27
   and on technical data last updated on 2003/06/24


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