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.

A Waymarking page for these bells has 4 photos, including the tower and the nameplate.

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


Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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