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




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




   Installation by Verdin; 4 bells swing;
   automation within the console, plus
   5-octave MIDI keyboard.  Also the
   historic bell of Holy Name of Jesus
   Chapel, which formerly stood on these
   grounds.  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: S4EI  
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2018

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

A Verdin article depicts the arrival of first 10 bells, all with cast decorations; most have cast inscriptions, though at least one has a painted inscription.

A diocesan news article reported the arrival of the bells, with photos.

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.

   This page was built from the database on 23-Jan-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/01/12
   and on technical data last updated on 2019/01/12

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