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carillon,

in music: see bellbell,
in music, a percussion instrument consisting of a hollow metal vessel, often cup-shaped with an outward-flaring rim, damped at one end and set into vibration by a blow from a clapper within or from a hammer without.
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carillon

[′kär·ə‚län]
(engineering)
A musical instrument played from a keyboard with two or more full chromatic octaves of fine bells shaped for homogeneity of timbre.

carillon

1. A bell tower; a campanile.
2. A set of fixed bells, usually hung in a tower and struck by hammers.

carillon

Music
1. a set of bells usually hung in a tower and played either by keys and pedals or mechanically
2. a tune played on such bells
3. an organ stop giving the effect of a bell
4. a form of celesta or keyboard glockenspiel
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In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Holden, Carillon Bell Choir, 1216 Main St.
Carillon bells do not swing or "peal" but are fixed to a steel framework which is part of the bell tower.
The splendidly-named Charlemagne Palestine, an American minimalist composer (the adjective referring to his work rather than his personality), came to Tyneside with a suitcase of soft toys - just some of the hundreds he has at home in New York - to play the carillon bells at Newcastle Civic Centre and the organ at St Thomas' Church in the city.
In May 1942, carillon bells were exempted from confiscation; see ibid.
In addition to the original bell, which was first cast in 1875 by Meneely & Kimberly in Troy, NY, four new carillon bells (a set of fixed bells struck by hammers and operated from a keyboard) that were cast by Whitechapel were also installed.
At noon Friday, the university will observe a moment of silence followed by the ringing of the carillon bells.
Hear native birds chirp and carillon bells ring at the Frederick Law Olmsted-designed gardens.
In this environment of warm wood panelling and spot lighting sits the carillon console where Deschenaux plays concerts and a splendidly maintained 19th century machine that is regulated to ring some of the carillon bells every 15 minutes of every day, and to play a ditty on the hour.
Dedication of the angular church drew the cream of Catholic clergy and guests during an invitation-only ceremony that began with a ritual rapping of two 25,000-pound doors and ended with a triumphal pealing of its carillon bells.
The oldest instrument in the museum is a collection of six carillon bells cast in 1659 in Belgium by the famous Amsterdam bell maker Pieter Hemony
A tender for the carillon bells was let in 1927, but before it was sent to New Zealand it was loaned to the Newcastle-upon-Tyne exhibition.
The New Yorker, having already played the carillon bells at Newcastle Civic Centre on Friday night, sat down at 4pm on Saturday to perform his six-hour organ composition, Schlingen Blngen, in the 19th Century church.