CLEVELAND HEIGHTS - STP : USA - OH

   Harry A. & Mariah H. Seabrook and
     Thomas Family Memorial Carillon

*Location:

   St.Paul's Episcopal Church
   Fairmount Boulevard at Coventry Road
   Cleveland Heights, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 41.49567, W 81.58125
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*Carillonist:

   David H. Osburn, Jr.   (A)
   1655 Elmwood Avenue
   Lakewood, OH  44107-4001
   H: (216)228-6658   W: (216)842-3632
   E: DrDHOJr@mindspring.com
*Past carillonists:
   19??-90 Louis Brown

*Contact:

   St.Paul's Episcopal Church
   2747 Fairmount Boulevard
   Cleveland Heights, OH  44106-3696
   T: (216)932-5815

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Frame installed with space for 23;
   first bells numbered as if basses of a
   23-bell carillon; Depression prevented
   completion as intended.
   Original baton chime keyboard remains
   in tower.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  5 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    C C   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is a practice console
   The instrument was enlarged in 1953
     with bells made by vanBergen   
   Prior history:
     In 1952, the instrument was enlarged to 23 bells
       by vanBergen   
     In 1929, the instrument was begun with  8 bells
       by Gillett & Johnston
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 22 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   28 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  31 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  60%
   Year of latest technical information source is 1996
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The church Website has a picture of the tower on its home page, and several more on the Photo Tour of the exterior. The carillon is briefly mentioned on this tour.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the second 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 vanBergen 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 traditional carillons by year of completion.

Other small carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in OH.

Index to all tower bell instruments in OH.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 10-Aug-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/08/05
   and on technical data last updated on 1996/07/17
*Photos:

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