JACKSON - U : USA - TN

*Location:

   Miller Bell Tower
   Union University
   The Great Lawn
   Main Campus
   1050 Union University Drive
   Jackson, Tennessee, USA
   LL: N 35.67627, W 88.86189
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*Contact:

   Union University
   1050 Union University Drive
   Jackson, TN  38305
   T: 731-668-1818
   E: mbenefield/@/uu DOTedu

*Schedule:

   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters;
   autoplay daily at 0950 and 1700

*Remarks:

   MIDI keyboard for programming

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2015
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: I     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2015
*Links:

The University Website has a page about the tower, with a photo and links to various articles.
There is also a gallery of photos in which Miller Tower appears; the oldest photos show the three fake bells that preceded the present installation.

News article (July 2016) on installation of new bells; with gallery of 32 photos

News article (Nov.2015) on the project

The installer's Website includes an overview page with a photo and some related information.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in TN.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  8-Sep-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2023/09/06
   and on technical data last updated on 2016/04/06
*Photos:

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