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Written by Jaime Bradley

Berea's Chimes and Carillon

Quick Facts about Berea's Chimes and Carillon


Inner workings of the Chimes in Phelps Stokes Chapel; a view of the striking mechanism within the bells.

Inner workings of the Chimes in Phelps Stokes Chapel; a viewof the striking mechanism within the bells.

  • The Chimes are in Phelps Stokes Chapel; the Carillon is in Draper Tower.
     
  • The Chimes were installed in 1917; the Carillon was installed in 2000.
     
  • The Chimes has 10 bells; the Carillon has 56 bells.

What's the difference between a chime and a carillon?

Answer: The instrument is known as a carillon if it has 23 or more bells; it is called a chime if it has less than 23 bells.
 

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