Beam, Pratt & Brawley Memorial Carillon
First United Methodist Church North Pink and East Church Streets Cherryville, North Carolina, USA LL: N 35.38389, W 81.37829
James L. Pyatt, Pastor E: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org - and - Mary Etta Stephenson
First United Methodist Church 601 North Pink Street Cherryville, NC 28021-2518 T: (704)435-6732 F: (704)435-4468
Restored in summer 2002 after 17 years of silence, by Vanbergen Bellfoundries, Inc., adding 3 basses; missing semitones are C#,D#,F#,G# in the bass octave. Reports of traditional keyboard are incorrect.
Electric-keyboard carillon of 26 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the treble octave Transposition is up one octave Keyboard range: C F / NONE The arrangement of tones and/or semitones is non-standard; see Remarks above. The instrument was enlarged in 2002 with bells made by Paccard Prior history: In 1974, the instrument was begun with 23 bells by vanBergen Year of latest technical information source is 2003
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 Paccard 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.
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