ded.16Se1956 Robert Donnell
19??-?? Harry Turner
19??-91 Mrs. Don Jensen
19??-20?? Timothy Hein
St.Luke's Methodist Church
222 NW 15th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73103-3598
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Robert Fasol, Organist/Choirmaster
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Rehung by Verdin in 2017, with new
frame, transmission & console,
including air-piston autoplay.
Major triad on bourdon also swings.
Old practice console removed from
playing room to church museum.
Traditional carillon of 42 bells
Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
Transposition is up 3 semitone(s)
Keyboard range: C G / C F
There are two missing bass semitones
The present keyboard was installed in 2017
by the maker cited in Remarks above
In 1956, the complete instrument of 42 bells was installed
with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
Auxiliary mechanisms: 3E
Height of console: 39 meters above ground
Height of lowest level of bells: 46 meters above ground
Height of highest level of bells: 49 meters above ground
Belfry openness: 98S%
Year of latest technical information source is 2017
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be
found in a database printout.
The church Website
was recently redesigned, and is now quite flashy,
but it no longer has a Music section,
so the former extensive illustrated page about the carillon is also gone.
of the Carillon Dedication Service
has a small drone photo of the open bell frame on top of the tower
and a larger heading photo taken before the renovation began,
showing manual action still in place.
The bells are now rehung in a more compact arrangement than before.
article on the planned dedication, with photos of bells on their way to installation.
An accompanying video clip may not work in some Web browsers.
The pastor is quoted as saying that this is now "one of the top 20 carillons in North America,"
which is incorrect; 110 of 184 traditional carillons are heavier,
124 have more bells, and it is classified as medium in size.
article (5No'17) on culmination of $525,000 project to rebuild the carillon.
With 3 photos - 2 historic & 1 during installation
Sep'16 blog article
on removal of the bells, giving their history.
It includes a video clip (5:27), with current & historic photos, and the work of two huge cranes.