The Tower of the Apostles Kirk in the Hills (Presbyterian/PCUSA) West Long Lake Road at Kirkway Drive Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA LL: N 42.58111, W 83.29442
Dennis Curry, (C) Carillonneur & Associate Organist 420 Suffield Avenue Birmingham, MI 48009-4639 H: (248)338-0420 C: (248)508-7050 F: (248)626-4924 E: DCarillon@AOL.com*Past carillonist:
1960-89 Frederick L. Marriott (1901-89)
Kirk in the Hills (A) 1340 West Long Lake Road Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302-1335 T: (248)626-2515 F: (248)626-4924
After Sunday services, June-September; before Sunday services, September-June. Quarter- and hour-strike 0900-2100, normally Parsifal (but programmable); also seasonal music automatically at noon, 6pm, 9pm.
Swinging bells are G, B, D, E, G. Totally renovated in 1999-2000 by Meeks & Watson; new GCNA standard keyboard and practice keyboard. Original practice keyboard (P&F, 1960) now at Metropolitan Church, Toronto. Old roll player and electric keyboard removed; new automatic play from computer or organ (36 notes). 2010: action upgraded.
Traditional carillon of 77 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is G in the bass octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: G C / G C 29 There is one missing bass semitone There is an identical practice console The present keyboard was installed in 1999 by the maker cited in Remarks above Prior history: In 1960, the complete instrument of 77 bells was installed with bells made by Petit & Fritsen Auxiliary mechanisms: E36S5O Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2001
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