Duff-Armington Memorial Carillon
Old Main Building Westminster College Maple and South Chestnut Streets New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, USA LL: N 41.11976, W 80.33208*Tower access:
Over flat roof to tower door; spiral iron stair to keyboard room and belfry.
Paula A. Kubik, (A) College Organist/Carillonist T: (724)866-6605 E: email@example.com*Past carillonists:
1978-2007 Raymond H. Ocock (d.) Dr. Paul M. Musser Debra L. Johnson (C)
Department of Music Westminster College New Wilmington, PA 16172-0001 T: (800)942-8033 E: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com & via Webform at westminster.edu
Before Sunday Vespers; occasionally for special events.
Originally Duff Memorial Chime, using notes 4-15 of a 16-note chimestand with 4 pedals (unused). First expansion in memory of Katherine Stewart Armington; previous report of replacement of four bells in this expansion was incorrect. New trebles installed Summer 2006, filling spaces in existing keyboard, were donated by Class of '56 for their 50th anniversary. Also in tower is the Victory Bell, by Fulton (Pittsburgh PA), rescued from the fire which destroyed the original Old Main.
Traditional carillon of 42 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave Transposition is up 10 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C G / C G There are two missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 2006 with bells made by Petit & Fritsen Prior history: In 1978, the instrument was enlarged to 35 bells by Petit & Fritsen In 1935, the instrument was begun with 12 bells by Meneely/Wvlt No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2006
This page was built from the database on 22-Jun-20 based on textual data last updated on 2020/06/05 and on technical data last updated on 2006/02/05
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