carillon carillon  /ˈkɛ rə ˌlɑn/


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



  • As an organ is to a piano, so is a carillon to an ordinary set of bells.


  • Carillonneurs launch concert tour of bell-tower duets

    [Episcopal News Service] It’s one thing to practice piano duets in the parlor when no one’s home to hear. It’s another when your tunes, and possible missteps, reverberate across town. “When we practice on the main instrument, somebody always is listening,” says Lisa Lonie, carillonneur at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Whitemarsh, Pennsylvania, and at Princeton University in New Jersey. She ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Worldwide Faith News

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  1. "I want to believe the carillon of these bells in America ...... will become yet another symbol of our countries' friendship and unity," said Russian billionaire tycoon Viktor Vekselberg, who helped secure the return of the bells.
    on Jul 24, 2007 By: Viktor Vekselberg Source: Reuters AlertNet

  2. "As the International Paralympic Committee flag rose and the Peace Tower Carillon bells rang today on Parliament Hill, you could see Canada's pride in supporting the Paralympic Winter Games and the achievements of our athletes," said the...
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: Gary Lunn Source: Market Wire (press release)

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