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
Corbin Sturch E: email@example.com*Past carillonists:
19??-99 C. Eugene Lasater (1927-99)(A) ??-2006 Carol Jickling Lens (C) ??-?? Larry Williams (A)
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. Four basses added & 2 trebles recast for this installation; autoplay and clock-chimes via external hammers on original 4 octaves. Tower tours at 3pm Sunday afternoons by appointment.
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 6 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 2020
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