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
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Highland Park Methodist Church (Su) Attn: Chris Brunt 3300 Mockingbird Lane Dallas, TX 75205-2397 W: (214)523-2250 F: (214)520-6451 E: BruntC@hpumc.org - or - 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 Year of latest technical information source is 1991
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 traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American concert class carillons by year of completion.
Other concert carillons with similar keyboard ranges.
Index to all traditional carillons in TX.
Index to all tower bell instruments in TX.
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