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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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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.
Carillons 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.
Carillons 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.