The McGaffin Carillon
   (Alexander McGaffin Memorial)
   containing the Cragin Peal


   The Church of the Covenant
   University Circle
   11205 Euclid Avenue (at Cornell Road)
   Cleveland, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 41.50839, W 81.60751
Site locator map


   George Leggiero, Jr.
   (c/o church address)
   H: (216)408-6499   W: (216)421-0482


   Church of the Covenant   (A)
   11205 Euclid Avenue
   Cleveland, OH  44106-1795
   T: (216)421-0482   F: (216)791-2228


   Sunday 10am for worship services;
   also occasionally Friday noon.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  3 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C C 23
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is a practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1968
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: Q4S3IE
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

The Website of the carillon is extensive.

The church Website has a small sketch of the building on the home page.  The Music section includes a full page about the carillon; the History page and the Church Building page (both found under About the Covenant) each have a different photo of the tower.

Article on the carillon, with audio and video clips as well as photos.
Shorter version of the same article, 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 OH.

Index to all tower bell instruments in OH.

   This page was built from the database on 31-Jul-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/07/25
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/05/09

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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