CHARLOTTESVILLE : USA - VA

*Location:

   Christ Episcopal Church
   High Street W at Second Street NW
   Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
   LL: N 38.03301, W 78.48135
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*Carillonist:

   Clair B. Holland
   1631 Brandywine Drive
   Charlottesville, VA  22901-2801
   H: (804)977-1555

*Contact:

   Christ Episcopal Church
   120 West High Street
   Charlottesville, VA  22902
   (Office at 100 West Jefferson Street)
   T: (434)293-2347   F: (434)977-1227
   E: office/@/christchurchcville.org

*Schedule:

   Sundays 1030-1055

*Remarks:

   A new practice keyboard was supplied
   by Meeks & Watson c.2001

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  7 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C C   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is a practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1947
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004
*Links:

The church Website has no depiction of the building and says nothing about the carillon.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston 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 traditional carillons by year of completion.

Other small carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in VA.

Index to all tower bell instruments in VA.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 20-Sep-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/09/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2003/12/10
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