POTTSTOWN - Mobile/1 : USA - PA

   CariBelle

*Location:

   travels with "Cast in Bronze"
     musical group; based in
   Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA
*Former Location (1982-1991):
   John P. Hall Estate
   Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
   See MECHANICSBURG - 2,   USA - PA  under
   'Former Carillons' for prior history.
Site locator map not applicable.

*Carillonist:

   Frank DellaPenna, Carillonneur   (C)
   2460 North Hill Camp Road
   Pottstown, PA  19465-8825
   H: (610)469-0261   W: (215)783-0330

*Contact:

   Cast in Bronze
   Attn: Frank DellaPenna
   PO Box 281
   St.Peters, PA  19470-0281
   T: 800-601-6609  or  610-469-0261
   E: fdp51@aol.com

*Schedule:

   Special events; for current details
   see Website - www.castinbronze.com

*Remarks:

   Bells dated 1980 (the third set to use
   this frame); keyboard by P&F, 1967.
   Originally billed as "America's Only
   Traveling Carillon".

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1991
     with bells Petit & Fritsen in 1980
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  2 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    2 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:   4 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  99%
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
*Links:

This instrument is the focus of the Website for the Cast in Bronze musical ensemble.  Besides information about the instrument and its current playing schedule, the Website offers CDs and a DVD for sale.

A WCF page has a photo and details.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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 medium carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traveling carillons in the world.

*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 1992/07/17
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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