ETSU Foundation Carillon
East Tennessee State University Alexander and Gilbreath Drives Johnson City, Tennessee, USA LL: N 36.3037, W 82.3677
East Tennessee State University Box 70267 Johnson City, TN 37614-1700 T: (423)439-1000 E: firstname.lastname@example.org - or - ETSU Advancement T: (423)439-4242 E: email@example.com
Cambridge (Westminster) quarters, with hour strike at the fifth; plays Alma Mater at 0801 and 1631; mini-concert at 1231, 1633, 1846.
Dedicated Sep.2005; stands between Dossett and Gilbreath Halls, with electric keyboard in Gilbreath Hall. Design and equipment by Verdin Company, which also cast a 250-pound Alumni Bell (not part of the carillon) onsite with their mobile foundry.
Electric-keyboard carillon of 25 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the treble octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / NONE The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. The whole instrument was installed in 2005 with bells made by Petit & Fritsen Year of latest technical information source is 2005
A news article (with photos) about the casting of the Alumni Bell wrongly indicates that it will be part of the carillon.
The online East Tennessean (free registration required to read complete articles) has covered the carillon plans and the dedication of the carillon; included in the latter is a photo of the Alumni Bell.
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 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.
This page was built from the database on 30-Jan-12 based on textual data last updated on 2012/01/20 and on technical data last updated on 2005/04/16
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