CHERRYVILLE : USA - NC

   Beam, Pratt & Brawley Memorial Carillon

*Location:

   First United Methodist Church
   North Pink and East Church Streets
   Cherryville, North Carolina, USA
   LL: N 35.38389, W 81.37829
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*Player:

   James L. Pyatt, Pastor
   E: pyatt@juno.com
      pyatt@bellsouth.net
   - and -
   Mary Etta Stephenson

*Contact:

   First United Methodist Church
   601 North Pink Street
   Cherryville, NC  28021-2518
   T: (704)435-6732   F: (704)435-4468

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   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.

*Technical data:

   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
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

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.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 21-Apr-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/04/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2003/12/10


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