Arvella Schuller Carillon
Crean Tower Christ Cathedral (RC) (formerly The Crystal Cathedral; originally Garden Grove Community Church, Reformed Church in America) West Chapman Avenue at South Lewis St. Garden Grove, California, USA LL: N 33.78774, W 117.89923*Access:
Either exterior cable hoist (2-person free-swinging basket) or 140' (45m) of vertical ladders (safety harness available).
Melissa Weidner (C) [interim] E: musicamsacram /@/ hotmail.com*Past carillonists:
1990-2002 James R. Lawson (1919-2003) 1993-2010 Rick Breitenbecher (A)
Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange 13280 Chapman Avenue Garden Grove, CA 92840 T: (714)282-3000 F: (714)282-3029 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sundays at noon; Christmas Eve; Independence Day; before organ recitals and other special programs. Mon-Sat automatic hymn tunes at noon.
Major-third bells; Cambridge quarters. Also playable from both organ consoles (without expression). 2011: Property being sold at bankruptcy to Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange [County]; three-year transition. 2014: Property being adapted as the cathedral of the Diocese; consecration planned for early 2016.
Traditional carillon of 52 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C E / C C 24 There is one missing bass semitone There is an identical practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1990 with bells made by Eijsbouts Auxiliary mechanisms: OQ4E Tower details: Height of console: 45 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 42 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 50 meters above ground Belfry openness: 60% Year of latest technical information source is 1994*Links:
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