SEATTLE - UW/3 : USA - WA

*Location:

   Kane Hall
   University of Washington
   Red Square (north central campus)
   Seattle, Washington, USA
   LL: N 47.65629, W 122.30886
*Former location (2007-2017):
   (in storage at Chime Master Systems)
*Original location (1969-2007):
   Cathedral of Christ the King (Episcopal)
   Vincent Drive, west of Oakland Road (at I-94)
   Kalamazoo/Portage, Michigan, USA
   (LL: N 42.23980, W 85.62118)
*Access:
   Steel stairway open to the weather
Site locator map  or  [ MapQuest map ]

Site locator map (original location)  or  [ MapQuest map ]
Also see our own Map Use Hints.

*Carillonist:

   (local volunteers)

*Contact:

   University of Washington
   Seattle, WA  98195
   T: (206)543-2100
   - or -
   Dr.Rebecca A. Woodgate,
     Carillon Coordinator
   Applied Physics Laboratory, U of W
   1013 NE 40th Street
   Seattle, WA  98105-6698
   W: (206)221-3268   F: (206)616-3142
   E: woodgate@apl.washington.edu
      rebeccawoodgate@yahoo.com

*Schedule:

   Mondays 1120-1130 during term

*Remarks:

   Donated by Gordon S. Peek, who also
   donated the octave of change-ringing
   bells in Gerberding Hall on the other
   side of Red Square.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  7 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C --  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2017
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:  99%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2018
*Links:

News article (Nov'17) about new bells; with a closeup photo of bells in open frame on rooftop, above playing cabin; manual-action clappers not yet connected.

News article (4Ap'18) with 3 photos (though the aerial photo was taken before the carillon was installed).

News article (5Ap'18) with photo and video clip (0:35)

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts 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 concert carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in WA.

Index to all tower bell instruments in WA.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 23-Jan-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/01/12
   and on technical data last updated on 2018/05/07
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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