CORPUS CHRISTI - FBC : USA - TX

   Glasscock Memorial Carillon

*Location:

   First Baptist Church (SBC)
   Ocean Drive, SE of Kush Lane
   Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
   LL: N 27.76424, W 97.38256
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*Carillonist:

   Loyd Lott   (C)
   606 Peerman Place
   Corpus Christi, TX  78411-2240
   H: (361)852-8508   F: (361)888-5905
   E: WLLott@hotmail.com

*Contact:

   Glasscock Memorial Carillon   (Su)
   First Baptist Church
   3115 Ocean Drive
   Corpus Christi, TX  78404-1614
   T: (512)888-8228

*Schedule:

  (not applicable)

*Remarks:

   Currently unplayable; one bell fell
   from the frame in June 2002, and the
   remaining bells were removed for
   safety; awaiting restoration funding.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 51 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  7 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D 50/    A#C 25
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is an identical practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1976
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1996
*Links:

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 traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American concert class carillons by year of completion.

Other concert carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in TX.

Index to all tower bell instruments in TX.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 31-Jul-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/07/25
   and on technical data last updated on 1996/07/17
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