Vernon V. Harris Memorial Carillon


   St.Luke's United Methodist Church
   North Robinson Avenue at NW 15th St.
   Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
   LL: N 35.48456, W 97.51613
   Elevator (not inspected since 2006)
   or stairs (176 steps)
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*Past carillonists:
   ded.16Se1956 Robert Donnell
   19??-?? Harry Turner
   19??-91 Mrs. Don Jensen
   19??-20?? Timothy Hein


   St.Luke's Methodist Church
   222 NW 15th Street
   Oklahoma City, OK  73103-3598
   T: (405)232-1371
   E: info@stlukesokc.org
   - or -
   Robert Fasol, Organist/Choirmaster
   T: (405)609-1007
   E: rfasol/@/stlukesokc DOTorg


   Rarely used.


   Practice keyboard in playing room.
   Basses at top of frame.
   No maintenance access on bell frame.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 42 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  3 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C G   /    C G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is an identical practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1956
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                39  meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:  46  meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells: 50  meters above ground
     Belfry openness: 98 %
   Year of latest technical information source is 2013

The church Website has a small photo of the building and tower on the home page.  There is an extensive illustrated page about the carillon under Music.

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 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 OK.

Index to all tower bell instruments in OK.

   This page was built from the database on  4-Jan-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/01/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/10/02

Belfry from north
Belfry from west
Belfry interior
Memorial plaque

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