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
Views: 9

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 gc.com is before the construction of the Alumni Plaza.

Location:
On ETSU campus between Gilbreath Hall, the oldest building on campus, and Burgin Dossett Hall
Johnson City, TN USA
37614


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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