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These samples come from the Compact Disc
Organ and Carillon Music from the University of Sydney
The bluebells of Scotland
This introduction to the Cadenza arranged by John Gordon displays the range
of the upper bells. (about 17 seconds, 300k)
I gave my love a cherry
This sample is from the conclusion of the arrangement by John Gordon.
The long sounding bass bells are included. Note there is no damping -
once a bell is struck it rings until the energy applied by the clapper
is dissapated as sound.
(about 47 seconds, 2.65M)
Down in the valley
This conclusion to the well-known tune,
arranged by John Gordon,
uses a wide range of the bells.
(about 50 seconds, 2.65k)
A second CD entitled Carillon and Organ features the present University
Carillionist, Jill Forrest and University Organist, Amy Johnansen.
Both can be ordered from The Chancellor's Committee,
University of Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia.
For more information on these and other carillon recordings,
consult our discography page.