St.Hugo of the Hills Catholic Church
   Opdyke Road, opposite Wishbone Street
   Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA
   LL: N 42.59355, W 83.24895
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   David G. Enos,   (A)
     Music Associate and Carillonneur
   H: 248-765-7670


   St.Hugo of the Hills Catholic Church
   2215 Opdyke Road
   Bloomfield Hills, MI  48304-2218
   T: 248-644-5460   F: 248-644-1758




   Bells blessed 1 Nov.2004; installation
   followed immediately.  Swinging
   bells are C,D,F; modified Hemony
   profile, tuned to equal temperament;
   keyboards are "2000 standard".

*Technical data:

   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 an identical practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 2004
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: EW3   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004

The church Website has a carillon page with an excellent photo gallery covering the construction of the tower and installation of the bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American concert class carillons by year of completion.

Other concert carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in MI.

Index to all tower bell instruments in MI.

   This page was built from the database on  3-Jan-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/12/17
   and on technical data last updated on 2004/11/01

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