The Marquette University Carillon
Rooftop belfry Marquette Building 1217 West Wisconsin Avenue Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA LL: N 43.03843, W 87.92811
Mark Konewko, Ph.D., Carillonneur and Director of University Chorus 4074 North Lake Drive Shorewood, WI 53211-2144 H: (414)962-4342 W: (414)288-3789 E: Mark.Konewko@marquette.edu*Past carillonist:
1967-98 William J. Geisheker (1910-98)
Marquette University (RC) 615 North 11th Street Milwaukee, WI 53233-2305 T: (414)288-7250
Quarter strikes: A, AG, AGE, CAGE/C. Bourdon swings. New keyboard by Meeks & Watson, along with some restoration.
Traditional carillon of 48 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C C / C G There is one missing bass semitone The present keyboard was installed in 2004 by the maker cited in Remarks above Prior history: In 1967, the complete instrument was installed with bells made by Paccard Auxiliary mechanisms: S6E16Q Tower details: Height of console: 33 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 30 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 36 meters above ground Belfry openness: ?% Year of latest technical information source is 2004
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