MINNEAPOLIS - NHCC : USA - MN

*Location:

   North Hennepin Community College
   (formerly N. Hennepin Junior College)
   85th Avenue North at West Broadway Avenue
   Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
   LL: N 45.10772, W 93.37587
*Former Location (1953-1994):
   St.Mary of the Plains College
   Dodge City, Kansas, USA
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*Player:

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*Contact:

   North Hennepin Community College
   7411 Eighty-fifth Avenue North
   Brooklyn Park, MN  55445-2299
   T: (612)424-0702   F: (612)424-0929
   E: deedee.heitzman@nhcc.edu

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1994
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen in 1953
   Year of latest technical information source is 1974

*Links:

The unique bell tower is a modernistic steel sculpture honoring potatoes and sheep.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in MN.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/03/29
   and on technical data last updated on 1995/03/27


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