RALEIGH - HNJ : USA - NC

*Location:

   Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral (RC)
   Price & Agnes Streets
   Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
   LL: N 35.77727, W 78.67036
Site locator map  or  [ MapQuest map ]
NOTE: A closer zoom on the Google map is possible, but the overhead photography at those levels predates the construction of the building.
Also see our own Map Use Hints.

*Carillonist:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Catholic Diocese of Raleigh
   7200 Stonehenge Drive
   Raleigh, NC  27613
   T: (919)821-9700
   F: (919)821-9705

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Installation by Verdin.
   Also one historic bell.
   At least one bell swings.
   Bourdon pitch estimated from reported
   weight of "nearly a ton".

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  5 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C C 25
   There are no missing bass semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 2017
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: S1    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2017
*Links:

The cathedral Website has photos and drone videos of the construction of the building, many showing progress on the bell tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Other concert carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in NC.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NC.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  5-May-18
   based on textual data last updated on 2017/11/30
   and on technical data last updated on 2017/11/30
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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