Walter F. Tilton Memorial Carillon
Norwood Memorial Municipal Building (Soldiers Memorial, WW I) Washington Street (U.S. Hwy. 1A) at Nahatan Street (on the Town Common) Norwood, Massachusetts, USA LL: N 42.19489, W 71.20001
Lee B. Leach, Town Carillonneur (A) 64 Hoyle Street Norwood, MA 02062-3244 H: 781-255-1859 E: LeeLeach@yahoo.com - and - guests*Past carillonists:
11No1928 inaug. Kamiel Lefévere
Town of Norwood *parcel: 566 Washington Street Norwood, MA 02062 *postal: PO Box 40 Norwood, MA 02062-0040 T: 781-762-1240x102 F: 781-762-9180
Monday 7pm July-August (guests)
Tower formerly held the city's old fire bell, by Holbrook, 1847. Practice keyboard, range -Y51:CD#/CG, built by Taylor for Cohasset c.1928, acquired by Sally Slade Warner in 1991, moved here in 2012. Jan.2021: trebles and transmission removed for renovation by Sunderlin; Feb.2022: trebles reinstalled with new transmission, adjusters & clappers.
Traditional carillon of 50 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave Transposition is down 2 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C D / C C 24 There is one missing bass semitone There is a non-identical practice console 2 bells were recast or replaced in 1983 by Taylor Prior history: In 1935, 1 bells were recast or replaced with bells made by Gillett & Johnston (1 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1928, the complete instrument was installed with bells made by Gillett & Johnston (47 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2015
This page was built from the database on 16-Sep-22 based on textual data last updated on 2022/09/04 and on technical data last updated on 2015/09/09
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