Andrew W. Crawford Memorial Carillon
Venice Performing Arts Center (VPAC) Indian Drive Venice, Florida, USA LL: N 27.09504, W 82.44204*Former location (2008-2019):
Mobile Millennium Carillon Chime Master Systems Sugar Grove, Ohio, USA*Original location (1992-2008):
Royal Eijsbouts Traveling Carillon Asten, Netherlands
Wylie Crawford (C)
Michael Hartley, President Venice Institute for Performing Arts E: michael.hartley/@/vipam DOTorg - or - Wylie Crawford, President Venice Carillon Foundation 1526 Pelican Point Drive, BA143 Sarasota, FL 34231 C: (847)334-2333 E: Wylie@Crawford.net - or - Venice Performing Arts Center 1 Indian Avenue, Building 5 Venice, FL 34285 T: (941)218-3779 E: information/@/vipam DOTorg
For special events
Bells cast 1991-92. Renamed in Feb.2008, shipped to USA, and remounted on a modified trailer. 2009: Equipped with electro-pneumatic auxiliary action using small pistons mounted above the manual keys. Aug.2018: inactivated at ChimeMaster. May.2019: sold to VCF and relocated; dedicated 5 May by Geert D'hollander. VIPA manages the VPAC for its owner, the Sarasota County School Board.
Traditional carillon of 48 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F in the middle octave Transposition is up 5 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / C G There is one missing bass semitone The whole instrument was installed in 2008 with bells made by Eijsbouts Auxiliary mechanisms: E25 Tower details: Height of console: 3 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 3 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 5 meters above ground Belfry openness: 99% Year of latest technical information source is 2009*Links:
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