Business Building
   Bond University
   University Drive (off Cottesloe Drive)
   Robina, Queensland, Australia
   LL: S 28.07284, E 153.41599
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   Bond University
   T: 3/9627 4843




   Major-third bells; diatonic octave
   without treble but with sharp 4th and
   flat 7th: F,G,A,Bb,B,C,D,Eb,E.
   Frame reportedly has provisions for
   25 bells altogether, but installation
   photos do not support that claim.
   Also reported as "Gold Coast".

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1989
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991


On the university Website, there is a description of the Business (Bell Tower) Building, along with some photos of the installation of the bells: #1 (with incorrect name for the foundry), #2, #3.

A photo of the bells shows the Eijsbouts major third profile very clearly.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Australia.


   This page was built from the database on 23-Dec-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/12/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/12/15

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