AMES - 2 : USA - IA

   Traveling demonstrator


   Iowa State University
   Ames, Iowa, USA
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   Tin-shi Tam   (C)
   ISU Department of Music
   057 Music Hall
   Ames, IA  50011-7164
   W: (515)294-2911   F: (515)294-6109






   Sep.2018: under construction;
   Oct.2019: composed of three wheeled
   units plus panels that model the
   Campanile at 1/5 scale.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 27 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    NONE  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2018
     with bells made by Meeks,Watson
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  1 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    1 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:   2 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  98%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2019

News article (22Oc'19) about celebrations at Iowa State U, and Tin-Shi Tam.  With video (2:41) that includes this new instrument under construction.

News article about this mini carillon; may be inaccessible because of a paywall.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meeks & Watson 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 carillons by year of completion.

Index to all traditional carillons in IA.

Index to all tower bell instruments in IA.

   This page was built from the database on 24-Oct-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/01/14
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/09/30

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