Susan and John Sykes Ars Sonora


   Sykes Plaza
   The University of Tampa
   Tampa, Florida, USA
   LL: N 27.94725, W 82.46622
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   The University of Tampa
   401 West Kennedy Boulevard
   Tampa, FL  33606-1490
   T: (831)253-3333
   E: president@ut.edu




   Four basses swing, and have internal
   electric strikers.
   Also two ornamental bells.
   Bells cast 2020-21; to be installed
   in 2022.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 61 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 2022
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: S4E   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2021

The university's page about the instrument

News article (4 Feb 2022) with video (0:24); construction of the tower, including installation of the bells, is complete, but the mechanism is not.

YouTube videos document the design and construction of this instrument:  part 1 (13:29) and part 2 (8:38)

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 pitch (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 FL.

   This page was built from the database on  3-Mar-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/02/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/09/30

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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