ETSU Foundation Carillon - Johnson City, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 36° 18.228 W 082° 22.061
17S E 377205 N 4018512
Quick Description: A 26 bell, two octave carillon in the center of campus set up by the alumni foundation
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 1/3/2010 2:27:35 PM
Waymark Code: WM80HQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
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Long Description:
From the ETSU foundation (link below):
Carillon Facts
Height: 48 feet
Base Width: 10 feet 4 inches
Plaza Circumference: 56 feet
Number of Bells: 26
Weight of Largest Bell: 550 lbs.
Weight of Smallest Bell: 40 lbs.
Bronze Cast: 80% Copper - 20% Tin
Octaves: Two
Bell Casting: In Holland
Frame Construction: Cincinnati
Number of Donors: 38
Construction Cost: $750,000
Funding: Private Donations
Construction Duration: 15 weeks
Architect: Ken Ross Architects
Contractor: Burleson Construction
Brick: General Shale
Carillon Consultant: Verdin Co.
Dedication Date: August 31, 2005
Playing Options: Keyboard at Tower / Keyboard at Gilbreath Hall / Recording / Remote Control

The quarter hour chimes were heard at a good distance away from the tower.

Note: The Google Map image used by is before the construction of the Alumni Plaza.

On ETSU campus between Gilbreath Hall, the oldest building on campus, and Burgin Dossett Hall
Johnson City, TN USA

Who controls the carillon?: ETSU Alumni Foundation

Number of bells: 26

Schedule of regular public performances:
Carillon Times: Westminister Chimes- Chimes at the Four Quarters of the hour Hour Strikes Every Day 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. plus 8:01 a.m. - Alma Mater 12:31 p.m. - 3-song mini-concert 4:31 p.m. - Alma Mater 4:33 p.m. - 3-song mini-concert 6:46 p.m. - 3-song mini-concert

Year of construction: 8/31/2005

Structure: 48 feet tower on Alumni Plaza

Location web page: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
An original photograph of the carillon is required. One of you and your crew doing your very best imitation of Quasimodo and/or Esmeralda will be most appreciated.
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