DALLAS - SMK : USA - TX

   Roosevelt Family Carillon

*Location:

   St.Mark's School of Texas
   10600 Preston Road
   Dallas, Texas, USA
   LL: N 32.89050, W 96.80144
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*Carillonist:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Mark's School of Texas
   Attn: Mary Ann Livengood
   10600 Preston Road
   Dallas, TX  75230-4000
   T: (214)346-8000

*Schedule:

   Automatic play daily at 0755, 1025,
   noon, 3pm, 4pm, 6pm - a tune written by
   the late Jim Livengood

*Remarks:

   In frame for eventual expansion to
   37 bells (+5 basses, +7 trebles);
   playing keyboard has dropped keys,
   but practice keyboard has none.  Final
   keyboard range will be 20 Z 37:GG/GC

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C C   
   There are no missing bass semitones
   There is a practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 2005
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E9I   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008
*Links:

On the school Website, there is a page with photo of chapel and tower, and a news article on the carillon.

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

Other small carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all tower bell instruments in TX.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  5-Jun-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/06/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/04/22
*Photos:

(none available)


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