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channing28208
Apr-04-2009, 21:13
I am a female with Autism the aspergers kind. I have a major interest in Church Bells-Carillons Electronic carillons . My favorite electronic carillons are the Maas-Rowe ones. I have some questions about carillons my questions are:
1. Can an electronic carillon like a Maas-Rowe one do bell peals?
2. Can an electronic carillon like a Maas-Rowe one play the music manually instead of an automated time?
3. Can a keyboard be hooked up to an electronic carillon like a Maas-Rowe one to where you can play a Keyboard hooked up to an electronic carillon through the Bell Tower Speakers?


Channing

Krummhorn
Apr-05-2009, 09:01
A former church had a Maas-Rowe Electronic Carillon unit. It was able to 'peal' and/or 'toll' ... used a mechanical device to accomplish that task. That unit was built in the early 1960's and we were still using it when I left that church in 1982.

The unit we had did not have automatic playing capabilities. What we did have was a separate 25 note manual separate from the organ console for the playing of melodies. Later on, when we got a new organ, we had a chime strip mounted under the Great manual for this same purpose.