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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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Glow sticks, bells and cocoa will be available outside the Carillon Visitor Center until 6:30 p.
Carillon Tower said with Scout and Reams, it has expanded its lineup of demonstrated, experienced investment teams and strategies, building on the ability to develop innovative, customised and client- centred investment solutions.
I had never climbed all the way to that top floor and it took a bit of prodding from four members of UP Space, who were working on the Carillon, to make me climb up what I think of now as a ladder to the sky.
Although international interest in the carillon is clearly on the rise--evident in the fact that Michigan is the only institution in the world that offers a master's degree to study the instrument--there are only about 180 carillons in North America and about 600 in the entire world.
We are pleased to welcome Scout and Reams to the Carillon Tower family and excited that we will be able to offer our clients a broader set of investment solutions" said Carillon Tower President and Chairman Cooper Abbott, CFA, in a press release.
30am, and a Songs of Praise at 4pm, followed by a carillon recital.
The infrastructure currently supporting the Carillon is now outdated and a program of remedial works has been established to address this.
The company's novel interventional technology, The Carillon Mitral Contour System, is a percutaneous mitral annuloplasty treatment option that can be deployed rapidly and safely, utilising standard interventional techniques.
Le Carillon was known for having a relaxed atmosphere perfect for meeting friends in the evening.
The carillon was erected in 1906 and consists of 48 bells hung below a domed copper cupola.
The carillon plays every Saturday at noon and 3pm, for an hour at a time.
Made up of 48 bells, the Bournville Carillon will take part in a global performance of Silent Night, sung in three languages by German and Allied soldiers during a break in fighting in the Great War.