Campanile Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart St.Joseph Parkway & San Jacinto Street Houston, Texas, USA LL: N 29.74943, W 95.36862
Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart 1111 Pierce Street Houston, TX 77002-8195 T: (713)659-1561 F: (713)739-1185 E: firstname.lastname@example.org - or - Chris Popelka, Cathedral Organist E: email@example.com
Bells cast in 2007, installed by Chime Master (who provided controls); dedicated Mar.2008. Swinging bells are bass C,D,F,G. Space exists for future expansion.
Electric-keyboard carillon of 23 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C C / NONE There are two missing bass semitones The whole instrument was installed in 2008 with bells made by Eijsbouts Year of latest technical information source is 2008
An Archdiocesan article on the dedication of various parts of the building indicates that the bells were blessed in Dec.2007; four "main" bells [presumably those that swing] were dedicated Dec.9.
A news article on the new building has a photo of some of the bells.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by pitch (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 TX,
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