CEDAR CITY : USA - UT

*Location:

   Carter Carillon Tower
   Southern Utah University
   West University Boulevard
   Cedar City, Utah, USA
   LL: N 37.6761, W 113.0689
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Southern Utah University
   351 West University Boulevard
   Cedar City, UT  84720
   T: (435)586-7700

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells from Austria, installed Oct.2007
   by Verdin and Vanbergen; tower to be
   completed in Feb.2008; keyboard in
   Teacher Education Building.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2007
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007

*Links:

On the university Website there is a downloadable PDF (one page) about the then-proposed carillon project.  The Contact Us page has a photo of the completed tower.

News article (Oct.15,2007), installation of SUU bells starting; photo of tower framework
News article announcing the name of the Carter Carillon; with video clip.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by 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 UT.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/12/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/10/16


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