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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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By way of establishing the relative rarity of carillons: there are only ten carillons with more than ten bells in all of Switzerland, according to the Swiss Guild of Carillonneurs and Campanologists.
Carillonneurs from Germany, France, Ireland, Belgium, Lithuania, Holland, the Czech Republic and Spain have been taking part in the festival and performing a programme of music that ranged from classical to easy listening, show tunes, popular music and marches.
Guest carillonneurs representing the United States, The Netherlands and Belgium include Sue Bergren, Naperville, Ill.