JACKSON - U : USA - TN

*Location:

   Miller Bell Tower
   Union University
   The Great Lawn
   Main Campus
   1050 Union University Drive
   Jackson, Tennessee, USA
   LL: N 35.67627, W 88.86189
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*Contact:

   Union University
   1050 Union University Drive
   Jackson, TN  38305
   T: (731)668-1818
   E: gchristy/@/uu DOTedu

*Schedule:

   Autoplay hourly

*Remarks:

   MIDI keyboard for programming

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2016
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: I     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2015
*Links:

The university Website has a gallery of photos in which Miller Tower appears; it currently holds two fake bells in small open cupola.

News article (Nov.2015) on the project

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by 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 TN.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 15-Apr-16
   based on textual data last updated on 2016/04/06
   and on technical data last updated on 2016/04/06
*Photos:

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