carillon

  1. set of bells hung in a bell tower
  2. playing a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a tower

carillon

A series of bells rung either mechanically or manually. Mechanical carillons have been used in domestic and public clocks since the 14thC to strike the hours or play les, as in musical clocks.

Carillon

A carillon is a musical instrument comprised of bells diatonically tuned, played by clockwork or by finger keys. The name is also given to a tune adapted to be played by musical bells.
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carillon

[n] - set of bells hung in a bell tower
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Carillon

Car'il·lon noun [ French carillon a chime of bells, originally consisting of four bells, as if from . (assumed) Latin quadrilio , from quatuer four.] 1. (Mus.) A chime of bells diatonically tuned, played by clockwork or by finger keys. 2. A tune adapted to ...
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carillon

noun set of bells hung in a bell tower
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Carillon

• (n.) A tune adapted to be played by musical bells. • (n.) A chime of bells diatonically tuned, played by clockwork or by finger keys.
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carillon

musical instrument consisting of at least 23 cast bronze bells in fixed suspension, tuned in chromatic order (i.e., in half steps) and capable of ... [3 related articles]
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Carillon

[Elgar] ”Carillon” is a recitation with orchestral accompaniment written by the English composer Edward Elgar as his Op. 75, in 1914. The words are by the Belgian poet Émile Cammaerts```. It was first performed in the Queen`s Hall, London, on 7 December 1914, with the recitation by Cammaerts` wife Tita Brand, and the orchestra conducte...
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carillon

carillon, in music: see bell.
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carillon

A series of bells rung either mechanically or manually. Mechanical carillons have been used in domestic and public clocks since the 14thC to strike the hours or play leys in musical clocks.
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Carillon

[electoral district] Carillon is a former provincial electoral division in Manitoba, Canada. It was established for the 1886 provincial election, and eliminated with the 1969 election. The constituency was predominantly francophone. Albert Prefontaine and his son Edmond represented Carillon for almost all of the period between 1903 and 1962...
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Carillon

A carillon (n, n, or ən; lang) is a musical instrument that is typically housed in the bell tower (belfry) of a church or municipal building. The instrument consists of at least 23 cast bronze, cup-shaped bells, which are serially played to produce a melody, or sounded together to play a chord. A traditional manual carillon is played by striking ...
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carillon

set of bells of different sizes
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