"Bells of Old South College"
become the Wesleyan Carillon

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A documentary film photographed, produced, and witnessed by Mariah E. Klaneski '04 that chronicles the installation of Wesleyan's eight new bells as the University's chime was transformed into a carillon.  Footage highlights the hoisting of the bells, hanging them among the sixteen existing ones inside the belfry, and connecting the keyboard to the clappers above.  Running time: 20 minutes. © 2005 MEK.


The November 5, 2005 ceremony was filmed and produced by ITS Media Services to record this historic event.  The dedication honored the donors of the eight new bells and expanded practice keyboard installed in 2005, as well as the formerly anonymous donor of the 1966 expansion ofthe bells, Victor L. Butterfield.  Program features music of the new Wesleyan carillon as well as a formal acceptance of the gifts by Preident Douglas J. Bennet.  Running time: 50 minutes.

How to purchase:

All proceeds from this DVD will benefit the Wesleyan Carillon.
Release date: April 30, 2006
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