Shafer Tower Ball State University McKinley Avenue, between West Petty Road and Riverside Avenue Muncie, Indiana, USA LL: N 40.20379, W 85.40799
John Gouwens, (C) Visiting Lecturer in Carillon The Culver Academies 1300 Academy Road, #133 Culver, IN 46511-1291 H: (574)842-2183 W: (574)842-8387 F: (574)842-8481 E: GouwenJ@Culver.org
Dr.Kirby L. Koriath, Professor of Organ and Director of Graduate Studies Ball State University Muncie, IN 47306 E: email@example.com - or - Ron Rarick T: (765)285-5793 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bells by Paccard, via Vanbergen with most of the mechanism subcontracted to Verdin. Swinging basses: C,F,G,A; Westminster quarters strike hour on D. Practice keyboard and remote electric keyboard in music building.
Traditional carillon of 48 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C C / C C 24 There is one missing bass semitone There is a practice console The whole instrument was installed in 2002 with bells made by Paccard Auxiliary mechanisms: S4HI48 Tower details: Height of console: 20 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 25 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 32 meters above ground Belfry openness: 90% Year of latest technical information source is 2004*Links:
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