Belmont University (formerly Belmont College) Belmont Boulevard at Wedgewood Avenue Nashville, Tennessee, USA LL: N 36.13337, W 86.79509
Richard Shadinger (A) Belmont University School of Music 1900 Belmont Boulevard Nashville, TN 37212-3757 H: (615)385-3579 W: (615)460-8109 F: (615)386-0239 E: Richard.Shadinger@belmont.edu*Past carillonist:
1988-96,98-2000 Beverly Buchanan (C)
Belmont University School of Music 1900 Belmont Boulevard Nashville, TN 37212-3757 T: (615)460-6408 F: (615)460-6606
No definite schedule; special events. Cambridge (Westminster) quarters.
Keyboard original. The addition of 2002 is the 11 heaviest bells from MECHANICSBURG - 4 plus 3 trebles and 5 intermediates by Meeks, Watson & Co.; they also supplied the bass semitone (keyboard D#) added in 2006.*For the original carillon on this site
(when it was Ward-Belmont School), see SELLERSVILLE, USA - PA.
Traditional carillon of 43 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the middle octave Transposition is up 8 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C G / C G There is one missing bass semitone The instrument was enlarged in 2006 with bells made by Meeks,Watson Prior history: In 2002, the instrument was enlarged to 42 bells by Meeks,Watson In 1986, the instrument was begun with 23 bells by Petit & Fritsen Auxiliary mechanisms: EQ5nI Tower details: Height of console: 17 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 23 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 27 meters above ground Belfry openness: 90% Year of latest technical information source is 2006
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