The Thomas Dry Howie Carillon
The Thomas Dry Howie Tower The Citadel (Military College) Moultrie Street Charleston, South Carolina, USA LL: N 32.79815, W 79.95887
Mitchell Stecker (C) T: (843)953-6572 E: astecker/@/citadel DOTedu
Summerall Chapel, Attn: M.Stecker The Citadel, MSC 002 171 Moultrie Street Charleston, SC 29409-0002 T: (843)953-5049 -or- (843)953-6841
Original bells dated 1954, inst.1955; original keyboard also reported as Dutch standard, like old practice keyboard (now unusable). New keyboard supplied in 2003, installed with new bells and action in early 2004. Cambridge (Westminster) quarters. Elevator to keyboard level.
Traditional carillon of 59 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave Transposition is up 1 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / C C 25 There are two missing bass semitones There is a non-identical practice console 25 bells were recast or replaced in 2004 by Paccard Prior history: In 1955, the complete instrument of 59 bells was installed by vanBergen (34 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: Q4H Tower details: Height of console: 12 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 17 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 20 meters above ground Belfry openness: 80% Year of latest technical information source is 2004
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