Tower Campbell Carillon


   Lyon Business and Economics Building
   Lyon College
   (was Arkansas College)
   Highland Road (east end) 
   Batesville, Arkansas, USA
   LL: N 35.77876, W 91.62579
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   Russell Stinson, Professor of Music
     and College Organist
   T: (870)698-4261


   Lyon College
     2300 Highland Road
     Batesville, AR  72503
     PO Box 2317
     Batesville, AR  72503-2317
   T: (870)793-9813   F: (870)698-4622


   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters
   (on limited schedule?)

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 24 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range: (G) C C   /    NONE  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1993
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005


On the college Website, the home page may show a photo of the Lyon Building, with the largest bell visible in the belfry.  There is a campus tour map, which shows the building at #5 (left edge of campus).  Click that number to see a photo of the building.
News article on reactivation of the bells, with 3 clickable photos of the bells and tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, 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 AR.


   This page was built from the database on 21-Apr-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/04/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/09/08

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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