The Bell Tower Center Carillon
The Bell Tower Center (was Hillside Village; shopping center) 1330 Wirt Road, at Westview Drive Spring Branch Houston, Texas, USA LL: N 29.79455, W 95.48463
(none appointed)*Past carillonists:
19??-99 C. Eugene Lasater (1927-99)(A) ??-2006 Carol Jickling Lens (C)
Stanley D. Stearns (H) Valco Instruments Co., Inc. 7811 Westview Drive Houston, TX 77055-5030 W: (713)688-9345 - or - Larry E. Williams (A) 8053 Cedel Drive Houston, TX 77055-1201 H: (713)932-9057 W: (713)984-1242 F: (713)552-0007 E: LBassoon@aol.com
Spring and Fall recital series, 1900 Fridays.
Major-third bells; the original 48 (and the main frame) were formerly in the Eijsbouts traveling carillon, appearing at the 1986 World Carillon Congress in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Traditional carillon of 53 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is G in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C C 49/ G G 24 There is one missing bass semitone The instrument was enlarged in 1991 with bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1986, the instrument was begun with 47 bells by Eijsbouts Auxiliary mechanisms: EH Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2005
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 2005/09/08
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