Kerrytown Chime Kerrytown Shops North 5th Avenue at Detroit Street Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA LL: N 42.28431, W 83.74612
Kerrytown Market & Shops 407 North 5th Avenue Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1107 T: (734)662-5008 - or - Joe O'Neal T: (734)769-0770 E: firstname.lastname@example.org - or - Heather O'Neal E: email@example.com
Open W/F/Sa at noon for public playing; also by appointment. Hour strike during daylight hours.
Range B,C-G diatonic plus F#,Bb,C#,F#; all notes also on pedals. Eijsbouts bells were cast in 1997. Hour strike on bass bell. Incorporates 10 bells cast in 1928 as trebles for Cohasset and removed in its renovation in 1990: B,C,D,E,F,G,A,C,D,E
Traditional chime (chimestand) of 17 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is B in the treble octave Transposition is up one octave Keyboard range: B G / B G17 The arrangement of tones and/or semitones is non-standard; see Remarks above. The whole instrument was installed in 1998 with 7 bells made by Eijsbouts and 10 made by Gillett & Johnston in 1928 Year of latest technical information source is 2002
The invitation for public playing, with tower photo.
A student Website contains analyses and comparisons of the Baird Carillon and the Kerrytown Chime.
The Cohasset carillon, for which 10 of these bells were originally made.
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry,
in this region
and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in MI.
This page was built from the database on 18-Oct-10 based on textual data last updated on 2010/10/16 and on technical data last updated on 2002/02/23
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