(gift of Craig & Connie Weatherup,
     honoring the service of
     Bishop John and Jan Thornton)


   Music building tower
   Saint Barnabas on the Desert
     Episcopal Church (TEC)
   6715 North Mockingbird Lane,
     south of East Indian Bend Road
   Paradise Valley,
     Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
   LL: N 33.53510, W 111.93376
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   Joseph Maher   (A)
   H: (602)451-9297  W: (480)922-0044
   F: (480)922-0044
   - and -
   Mildred Merring
*Past carillonist:
   14Oc2006 ded. James Welch


   Saint Barnabas on the Desert
   6715 North Mockingbird Lane
   Scottsdale, AZ  85253-4344
   T: (480)948-5560


   Automatic play hourly, 0900-1800


   Mean tone tuning.
   Pneumatic auto-player acts on batons
   in console.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C D   
   There are no missing bass semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 2006
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: P     
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  2 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    6 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:   8 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  99%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2010

The church Website describes the carillon at the bottom of a frame in the Music section; there is a tiny photo, which cannot be enlarged.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts 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 AZ.

Index to all tower bell instruments in AZ.

   This page was built from the database on 10-Aug-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/08/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/08/05

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