PORTLAND - U : USA - OR

*Location:

   Marian Garden
   University of Portland
   North Willamette Boulevard
   Portland, Oregon, USA
   LL: N 45.57145, W 122.72623
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*Contact:

   Media Relations
   University of Portland
   5000 North Willamette Boulevard
   Portland, OR  97203
   T: (503)943-7202
   E: furey@up.edu
   - or -
   Campus Ministry
   MSC 151
   T: (503)943-7131
   E: ministry@up.edu

*Schedule:

   Hourly during daylight;
   Angelus at noon and 6pm

*Remarks:

   Largest 2 bells swing.  Joint project
   of Royal Eijsbouts and Chime Master.
   Added semitones sharp 4th & flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 14 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     G D   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2009
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Year of latest technical information source is 2009

*Links:

The university Website has the following:
News release with two drawings of new bell tower
tower photo (day)
tower photo (night)
names, notes, weights and donors of each of the bells
garden plan, showing tower location
about the Angelus

Facebook video of the bells ringing

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 chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in OR.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 31-Dec-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/12/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/12/31


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