BELMONT - HC : USA - NC

   Lineberger Memorial Carillon

*Location:

   Lutheran Church of the Holy Comforter
     (ELCA)
   North Main Street & Circle Drive
   Belmont, North Carolina, USA
   LL: N 35.24667, W 81.03943
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*Player:

   Ben Outen
   - and -
   Greg Cline, Organist/Choirmaster
   17 Circle Drive
   Belmont, NC  28012
   H: (704)825-3444
   E: gclinea440 /@/ aol DOTcom

*Contact:

   Lutheran Church of the Holy Comforter
   216 North Main Street / PO Box 666
   Belmont, NC  28012
   T: (704)825-2483
   E: holycomforter /@/ gmail DOTcom
   W: www.holycomforterbelmont.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original bells cast in Heiligerlee;
   some replaced, or retuned by R.Watson,
   in 1985 expansion by Verdin.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1985
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1961, the instrument was begun with 23 bells
       with bells made by vanBergen    
       (an unknown number remain)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1986
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The church Website has a building photo on the About page, but it doesn't show a bell tower, nor is there mention of these bells anywhere.  An alternate Website has a very different appearance but is even less informative in some respects.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the vanBergen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of 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 NC.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  5-Jun-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/06/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/06/05
*Photos:

(none available)


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