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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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Trevord Workman, resident carillonneur at the Bournville Carillon
Trevor's 6rst application to become Bournville's carillonneur was turned down because he was "considered not to have the necessary physique".
Deux autres tres courts exemples de chansons qui, cette fois sont des chansons enfantines, Au clair de la lune et le canon Le carillonneur (9) montrent aussi combien cette << transformation >> des textes pouvait etre radicale lorsqu'ils allaient a l'encontre du modele que cherchaient a imposer ces elites, particulierement les elites clericales.
Au clair de la lune On n'y voit qu'un peu Pour avoir la plume Il faudrait du feu Cherchant de la sorte Ne sais si l'on trouva Je sais que la porte Sur eux se ferma Maudit sois-tu carillonneur Le carillonneur (Bonne chanson)
One such feature is 'Jazz a la Carte' where listeners gathered in the church square can select pieces from a 'menu' that the carillonneur then plays for them.
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.
Bok Tower Gardens' Singing Tower carillon will be performed by guest carillonneur Lee Cobb through January 31and April 19through May 5.
With performances by six of the world's leading carillonneurs, our Festival celebrates the 500 year history of the carillon and promotes a renaissance of appreciation for this most unique musical instrument," explains David Price, Gardens' president.
Guest carillonneurs representing the United States, The Netherlands and Belgium include Sue Bergren, Naperville, Ill.
Some of Europe's top Carillonneurs have been playing like the the clappers (excuse the pun) all around Birmingham this week celebrating the Euro-Carillon Festival.
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.