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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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While not formally trained as a carillonneur, as bell-masters are also called in English, "I was so familiar with the installation.
There are some five carillon-producing foundries, schools (it takes nine years of training to become a master carillonneur), contests (such as the prestigious Queen Fabiola competition in Belgium), concerts, congresses and associations.
The piece that will be premiered in Belgium, in Naperville and in at least 50 more locations is entitled "A Sacred Suite" by Flemish carillonneur and composer Geert D'hollander.
22, Naperville Carillonneur Jim Brown will play his annual concert of early American music in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday.
On Thursday, November 22 at 12:00 noon Naperville Carillonneur Jim Brown will play his annual concert of early American music in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday.
"There's something very special about gathering with your family and friends on New Year's Eve at the foot of the beautiful carillon, sharing resolutions, laughter, ringing bells and enjoying the music of City Carillonneur Tim Sleep," McCarthy said.