Luther Tower Concordia Seminary (Lutheran, Missouri Synod) De Mun Avenue Clayton, St.Louis County, Missouri, USA LL: N 38.63814, W 90.31043
Karel Keldermans, Seminary Carillonneur - and - John Klinger E: klingerj/@/csl DOTedu - and - Bill Wrede E: wredew/@/csl DOTedu*Past carillonists:
1971-79 (unknown) 1980-2000 Rev.Dr.Wayne E. Schmidt (1927-2000)
Concordia Seminary 801 Seminary Place St.Louis, MO 63105-3168 T: (314)505-7000 F: (314)505-7001 E: firstname.lastname@example.org [Dean of Chapel]
Summer series 1930 Tue in June (guests)
Basses (10) from Heiligerlee foundry; trebles from Greenwood foundry. Bass C,D,E also swing. Original playing keyboard was on display in the middle level of the tower for many years after its replacement, but then disappeared. Near the tower is the original bell of the Seminary, cast in 1883 by J.G.Stuckstede & Bro. of St.Louis.
Traditional carillon of 49 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 a non-identical practice console The present keyboard was installed in 1983 by an unknown maker Prior history: In 1971, the complete instrument was installed with bells made by vanBergen Auxiliary mechanisms: S3E16 Tower details: Height of console: 28 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 28 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 35 meters above ground Belfry openness: 40% Year of latest technical information source is 1983
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