American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A person who plays a carillon.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bell-ringer or player on a carillon or chime.
- n. A person who plays the carillon.
- n. a musician who plays a carillon
- French, from carillon, carillon; see carillon. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Flanders for a _Beiaardier_ -- a _Klokkenist_, as they call a carillonneur in the low countries ....”
“But it turns out, if you listen closely enough, you might just catch the carillonneur rockin 'out to a more contemporary tune.”
“These bells, rising tier above tier in a belfry, the smallest highest, the great, ponderous bells of the bass notes lowest, are not free to swing, but are fixed to huge beams, and are sounded by clappers connected by a wilderness of wires to a keyboard which is played upon by the bell-master or carillonneur.”
“All Sainte Lesse came to its doorways to listen to the playing of their beloved Carillonnette; the bell-music ebbed and swelled under the stars; the ancient Flemish masterpiece, written by some carillonneur whose bones had long been dust, became magnificently vital again under the enchanted hands of the little mistress of the bells.”
“The old carillonneur, Jean Courtray, began to speak in a low voice of his art, his profession, and of the great carillon of forty-six bells in the ancient tower of Sainte Lesse.”
“At Berea College, Courter is college organist and college carillonneur, where he regularly has played Berea's 56-bell carillon in Draper Tower since it was installed in 2000.”
“Amy Johansen, a carillonneur from Sydney University in Australia, will present a recital on the carillon at 4 p.m. Monday.”
“There is a sea of things going on in summer," said Daehn, the Rochester carillonneur.”
“World-renowned organist and carillonneur Steven Ball plays”
“He is the carillonneur for the city of Frederick, Md., where he plays monthly recitals.”
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