Belle Brown Northcott Memorial Carillon
Luray Singing Tower Luray Caverns West Main Street (US Hwy.211 Business) at Northcott Drive Luray, Virginia, USA LL: N 38.66354, W 78.47888
(Position vacant and advertised)*Past carillonists:
1937-84 Charles T. Chapman (1904-86) 1984-2014 David W. Breneman (A) 2014-2020 Jesse Ratcliffe (C)
Lowell B. Baughan, President Luray Park Association, Inc. P.O.Box 151 Luray, VA 22835 T: (540)743-6493 E: email@example.com - or - Luray Singing Tower Northcott Drive Luray, VA 22835 T: (540)742-7273 E: firstname.lastname@example.org - or - Webform @ luraysingingtower.com - or - Luray Caverns 970 US Highway 211 W Luray, VA 22835 T: (540)743-6551
Currently silent; normally Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun, 8 pm, Jun-Aug; Sat, Sun, 2 pm, Apr-May & Sep-Oct.
Renovated by Taylor, 1991-92.
Traditional carillon of 47 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A in the bass octave Transposition is down 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / C D#26 There are two missing bass semitones There is a practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1937 with bells made by Taylor No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details: Height of console: 20 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 24 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 28 meters above ground Belfry openness: 70% Year of latest technical information source is 1970*Links:
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