The Burleson Bells
Bass Concert Hall Plaza The University of Texas East Campus Drive (Robert Dedman Drive) and East 23rd Street Austin, Texas, USA LL: N 30.28540, W 97.73096*Former Location (1930 to 1934):
Old Main Building (in storage 1934-87)
Performing Arts Center The University of Texas Austin, TX 78712 T: (512)471-2787 F: (512)471-3636 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bells by Paul Garnier, Paris, 1929; donated by Anthony Burleson, valedictorian of 1st UT graduating class (1884), to play "The Eyes of Texas", "The Yellow Rose of Texas" and "Dixie". Electric mechanism in basement of nearby Bass Concert Hall; inoperable (July 91).
Chime-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 11 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 1987 by the maker cited in Remarks above Year of latest technical information source is 1989
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, 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 TX.
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