Campanile University of Northern Iowa (was Iowa State Teachers College) north of Admin Drive Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA LL: N 42.51489, W 92.46058
(position vacant)*Past carillonists:
1926Se19(chime ded.) Andrew Meneely 1927-68 (see list on UNI Website) 1968Oc19(carillon ded.) W. Westcott (C) 1972-2004 Robert Byrnes (C)(1949-2004)
UNI Foundation 205 Commons Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0282 T: (319)273-6068 F: (319)273-3465 E: email@example.com
Original tower clock (made in 1876 by Charles Fasoldt) won a prize at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia that year; donated to ISTC in 1925, installed 1927, retired 1950, remains on display in tower. Major renovation by Verdin, 1984. Tower renovation 1993-95. Sep.2006: A renovation project begun; to add D# bass, practice keyboard, replace playing keyboard.
Traditional carillon of 47 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C C / C C 11 There are two missing bass semitones There is a practice console The instrument was enlarged in 1968 with 36 bells made by Petit & Fritsen Prior history: In 1926, the instrument was begun with 15 bells by Meneely/Wvlt (11 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1973
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