TYLER - U : USA - TX

*Location:

   Riter Millennium Carillon Plaza
   The University of Texas at Tyler
   Old Omen Road at University Boulevard
   Tyler, Texas, USA
   LL: N 32.31654, W 95.25156
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*Contact:

   The University of Texas at Tyler
   3900 University Boulevard
   Tyler, TX  75799
   T: (903)566-7000
   E: info@mail.uttyl.edu

*Schedule:

   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters with
   hour strike at the fifth (on F, not
   the bourdon), 8am to 10pm daily;
   0750: morning song and alma mater;
   1150: two songs;
   1700: two songs and alma mater.

*Remarks:

   Portable keyboard plugs in to base of
   tower, hence rarely used.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 57 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2001
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2002

*Links:

The University Website includes an extensively illustrated section about the carillon, tower and plaza

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 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.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/04/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/09/30


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