BYU Centennial Carillon
BYU Centennial Carillon Tower Brigham Young University East 1430 North Street, east of North 600 East Street University Hill Provo, Utah, USA LL: N 40.25276, W 111.64762
Don Cook, University Carillonneur C-550 HFAC Brigham Young University Provo, UT 84602-0002 H: (801)798-2931 W: (801)422-3260 F: (801)422-5973 E: email@example.com - and - Amy Johnson - and - Brian Mathias
School of Music C-550 Harris Fine Arts Center Brigham Young University Provo, UT 86402 T: (801)422-3159 F: (801)422-5973
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Denomination - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon). Late 1993: completely renovated, with new keyboards & mechanism, rehung on revised frame with space for future addition of 2 bass bells. New practice keyboard: -Z58:GE/GC30 Old practice keyboard: -Z53:CE/CC25 Clock strike at half and hour (only) is first phrase of "Come, Come Ye Saints." Sep-Oct 2006: keyboard and transmission renovated. Jun 2007: fundraising for two basses is in progress.
Traditional carillon of 52 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C E / C C 24 There is one missing bass semitone There is an identical practice console The present keyboard was installed in 1993 by an unknown maker Prior history: In 1975, the complete instrument was installed with bells made by Petit & Fritsen Year of latest technical information source is 1994
A news article has a keyboard photo with an unusual perspective, and announces plans to acquire two additional bass bells. (Click the photo for a larger version and another photo.)
Waymarking page, with 3 photos
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 concert class carillons by year of completion.
Other concert carillons with similar keyboard ranges.
Index to all traditional carillons in UT.
Index to all tower bell instruments in UT.
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