Porter Memorial Carillon
Highland Park United Methodist Church Mockingbird Lane, between Hillcrest Avenue and Bishop Boulevard Highland Park Dallas, Texas, USA LL: N 32.83695, W 96.78573
John S. Acker (A) E: firstname.lastname@example.org - and - Gretchen W. Ryan (A) E: email@example.com - and - Carmen McCracken McMillan (A) E: mccracken/@/ dallas DOTnet - and - Mary Underwood Dibble*Past carillonist:
1985-20?? Lorn L. Howard (A)
Highland Park Methodist Church (Su) Attn: Music Secretary 3300 Mockingbird Lane Dallas, TX 75205-2397 T: (214)521-3111 F: (214)520-6451 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Daily at noon and 5pm; before and after 1100 service Sundays; special events.
Replaced a 1926 Deagan 10-tube chime. Bourdon incorrectly reported by some sources as about 2000 lbs.; actually about 2000 kg. The swinging bells are the 5 largest of the diatonic scale. Renovated by Verdin in 1999, with new transmission and clappers and GCNA standard keyboards; some bells rotated.
Traditional carillon of 48 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C C / C C 24 There is one missing bass semitone There is an identical practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1985 with bells made by Paccard Auxiliary mechanisms: S5 Tower details: Height of console: 15 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 20 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 23 meters above ground Belfry openness: 40% Year of latest technical information source is 1991*Links:
This page was built from the database on 20-Sep-18 based on textual data last updated on 2018/09/10 and on technical data last updated on 1991/12/11
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