Theresa Mohnke Memorial Carillon


   Trinity Lutheran Church (LCMS)
   Houston Avenue at Kane Street
   Houston, Texas, USA
   LL: N 29.76600, W 95.37321
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   Carla S. Barrows   (A)
   E: csbarrows@gmail.com
*Past carillonists:
   Robert and Michael Steuber
   Carol Jickling Lens   (C)
   Leslie Paulus
   Jack Westmoreland


   Trinity Lutheran Church
   800 Houston Avenue
   Houston, TX  77007-7792
   T: 713-224-0684   F: 713-224-0685


   Sundays after 0815 and 1100 services


   Practice keyboard locally crafted by
   Robert Steuber.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 10 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    C C 11
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is an identical practice console
   The instrument was enlarged in 1957
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1954, the instrument was begun with 12 bells
       by Petit & Fritsen
       Pitch of heaviest bell was unknown
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2013

The church Website has a partial picture of the building on the home page, but no information about the bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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 traditional carillons by year of completion.

Other small carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in TX.

Index to all tower bell instruments in TX.

   This page was built from the database on  4-Nov-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/09/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/06/05

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