North Carolina State University (NCSU)
Hillsborough Street at Pullen Road
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
LL: N 35.78618, W 78.66351
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Cast by B.A.Sunderlin Bellfoundry,
incorporating metal from five previously
Traditional carillon of 55 bells
Pitch of heaviest bell is F in the middle octave
Transposition is unknown
Keyboard range: ---- / ----
There is one missing bass semitone
The whole instrument was installed in 2020
by the maker cited in Remarks above
No auxiliary mechanisms known
Tower details not available
Year of latest technical information source is 2020
The home page of the University Website
pictures the Memorial Tower.
about the tower, its history, the renovation project and plans for the carillon;
with links to numerous other related articles.
A very long article
covers the process of manufacturing and installing the NCSU bells; with numerous photos.
article (20Ag'20) on the status of the carillon installation at NCSU;
the 37 largest bells are in place, and "the 18 smaller bells will be carried
up the newly-built staircase so they can be installed."
With photo of the tower half-shrouded in scaffolding.
An article in the NCSU alumni magazine on the making of the new bells
in the Sunderlin foundry can be found as follows:
From the main alumni front page,
click "connect", then click "NC State magazine",
and find the edition cover page with showing the bell casting.
(28 May 2019) on the project, with links to other pages about it;
includes an aerial photo of the tower.
(30 Mar 2012) on the unveiling of the first five bells, including a 2000# F
which will be the largest.
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Sunderlin bellfoundry,
in this region
and in the world.