Dorothea Carlile Carillon
College Hall Tower Smith College Elm & Green Streets Northampton, Massachusetts, USA LL: N 42.31775, W 72.63566
Grant R. Moss Sage Hall 203 Smith College Northampton, MA 01063 T: (413)585-2757 F: (413)585-3181 E: GMoss@email.smith.edu*Past carillonists:
19??-?? George Mair (d.) reded.1977 James R. Lawson (d.) (C)
Smith College Northampton, MA 01060 Attn: Media Relations Director T: (413)585-2190 F: (413)585-2174
3 Meneely/Troy bells replaced in first expansion, remaining 9 in second expansion. The 1952 keyboard was in baton style at chimestand scale, as new bells were interspersed with old on the original frame. E.Howard tower clock removed to make space for 1977 enlargement.*See under 'Rings' in 'Chimes' section
for NORTHAMPTON - 2.
Traditional carillon of 48 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is up 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / C C 24 There is one missing bass semitone The instrument was enlarged in 2009 with bells made by Paccard Prior history: In 1977, the instrument was enlarged to 47 bells by Paccard In 1957, the instrument was enlarged to 23 bells by Paccard (14 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1919, the instrument was begun with 12 bells by Meneely/Troy (0 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2015
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