GREENWOOD - CSMBC : USA - SC

*Location:

   Callie Self Memorial Baptist Church
     (SBC)
   West Kirksey Drive at Edgefield Street
   Greenwood, South Carolina, USA
   LL: N 34.162, W 82.143
*Original Location (in part):
   Dutch Pavilion
   World's Fair, 1939-40
   New York, New York, USA
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*Carillonist:

   Gary Keener
   143 Highland Drive
   Greenwood, SC  29649-8983
   H: (864)229-0274
*Past carillonists:
   1949Jan8 inaug. Kamiel Lefévere  (d.)

*Contact:

   Rev. Leland S. Scott, Pastor
   Callie Self Memorial Baptist Church
   509 West Kirksey Drive
   Greenwood, SC  29646-4426
   T: (864)227-2881   F: (864)943-2194
   E: office@csmbc.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  3 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C E   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1948
     with bells made by vanBergen   
   Prior history:
     In 1941, the instrument was begun with 24 bells
       made by vanBergen in 1939
   Auxiliary mechanisms: I     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1986
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The church Website incorporates a photo of the building into the header of all pages, but doesn't mention the carillon.

Where the initial 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 medium carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Why this instrument was a milestone in North American traditional carillon history (1939).

Index to all tower bell instruments in SC.

*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 2010/09/24
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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