In a tiny room tucked at the top of a narrow staircase - more than 250ft above the ground - Tiffany performed a one-hour carillon recital.
The internationally-renowned Canadian bell ringer performed on the Edith Adamson Memorial Carillon, a 25-bell set which was given to the city by James Wilfred Adamson in 1967 in memory of his late wife.
Outside Bournville, there are few people who have even heard of a carillonneur, or even a carillon.
Playing the carillon requires a considerable expenditure of energy - hence the need to have an athletic physique.
A NEW generation of bell-ringers will be learning how to make sweet music at the country's first carillon school which has opened in Bournville.
The musician, from Hollywood, is only the third person to operate the carillon in the 100 years it has perched above Bournville Junior School, in Linden Road.
are prone to wear and there are specialists--Deschenaux points out that besides the technical expertise they need the agility of a monkey to climb around from bell to bell in the belfry and to have no fear of heights--who adjust, repair and lubricate them.
at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and the University of Montana in Missoula also ring out on a regular basis.
Featuring a full four-faced clock, hand-painted gold accents, distinguished backlit black dials, and a built-in digital carillon
system, The Heritage Street Clock design was inspired by the Verdin Company's first clock built over 165 years ago.
There are only 400 carillons
in the world and less than 1,000 carilloneurs," Adrian Gebruers, president of the World Carillon
Federation, said on a visit to Cape Town.
The Mahanay Memorial Carillon
Tower located in Jefferson, Iowa, will be played by Carillonneur Bill Monroe at the stroke of midnight.
Two key Advisors have also affiliated themselves with Carillon
-- Bill Brumley and Jeff Williams.