Charles S. Hill Memorial Carillon - Denver, CO
Posted by: Outspoken1
N 39° 44.471 W 104° 54.420
13S E 507968 N 4399035
Quick Description: Charles S. Hill Memorial Carillon in the George W. Olinger Memorial Tower on the campus of Johnson & Wales University
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 3/5/2009 5:22:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM5Z7H
Bells cast in Heiligerlee; original electric-action practice clavier in Whatley Chapel, adjacent to tower. Colorado Women's College merged with the University of Denver in 1982, becoming part of DU's Park Hills campus; J&W purchased that campus in 2000-03. Clock-chime added 2007-08.
Traditional carillon of 30 bells. Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave. Transposition is up 10 semitone(s). Keyboard range: C G / C F. There are two missing bass semitones. There is a practice console. The whole instrument was installed in 1961 with bells made by vanBergen.