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St. Mark's campanile, Venice, Italy
St. Mark's campanile, Venice, Italy
The campanile at Iowa State University with a 50-bell carillon, Ames, Iowa
The campanile at Iowa State University with a 50-bell carillon, Ames, Iowa
St. Urban Tower in Košice, Slovakia
The campanile of Old South Church in Boston rises to 264 feet.
The campanile of Old South Church in Boston rises to 264 feet.
LSU's Memorial Tower in Baton Rouge
LSU's Memorial Tower in Baton Rouge
The 220 foot high Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
The 220 foot high Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

A campanile (pronounced [ˌkæmp ə ˈniːl e]) is, especially in Italy, a free-standing bell tower (Italian campana, 'bell'), often adjacent to a church or cathedral. Download high resolution version (797x1188, 62 KB)Photo of Venice Campanile, taken by Jfruh. ... Download high resolution version (797x1188, 62 KB)Photo of Venice Campanile, taken by Jfruh. ... Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venexia) is the capital of the Italian regions and has a population of 271,663 (census estimate January 1, 2004). ... Iowa State University Campanile - Copyright © 1997-2004, Iowa State University This work is copyrighted. ... Iowa State University Campanile - Copyright © 1997-2004, Iowa State University This work is copyrighted. ... Fountain of Four Seasons by Christian Petersen with the Campanile in the background Iowa State University (ISU) is a public land-grant and space-grant university located in Ames, Iowa. ... The Netherlands Carillon in Arlington, Virginia, USA. A carillon is a musical instrument composed of at least 23 cup-shaped bells played from a baton keyboard using fists and feet (such an instrument with fewer than this number of bells is known as a chime). ... Bales of hay on a farm near Ames, Iowa. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1544x2080, 520 KB) Summary Taken by Clifton Coleman (myself). ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1544x2080, 520 KB) Summary Taken by Clifton Coleman (myself). ... At one point, placing apartments in Sather Tower was considered. ... The University of California, Berkeley (also known as UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, and by other names, see below) is the oldest and flagship campus of the ten-campus University of California system. ... The Netherlands Carillon in Arlington, Virginia, USA. A carillon is a musical instrument composed of at least 23 cup-shaped bells played from a baton keyboard using fists and feet (such an instrument with fewer than this number of bells is known as a chime). ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1536x2048, 576 KB) Author: Marian GLADIS File links The following pages link to this file: Campanile St. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1536x2048, 576 KB) Author: Marian GLADIS File links The following pages link to this file: Campanile St. ... Statue of KoÅ¡ices coat of arms St. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1125x2610, 1683 KB) Detail of campanile at Old South Church in Boston. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1125x2610, 1683 KB) Detail of campanile at Old South Church in Boston. ... Northwest corner of Copley Square showing Charles Follen McKims Boston Public Library on the left, and Chalres Amos Cummings Old South Church to the right. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (453x604, 39 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (453x604, 39 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, or simply Louisiana State University or LSU is a public university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the main campus of the Louisiana State University System. ... Capitol Building Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana, a state of the United States of America. ... Download high resolution version (814x700, 65 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (814x700, 65 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...   Nickname: P-town Settled: 1700 â€“ Incorporated: 1727 Zip Code(s): 02657 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ... Image File history File links Nevyansk_tower. ... Image File history File links Nevyansk_tower. ... Nevyansk tower at dusk The Leaning Tower of Nevyansk (Невьянская башня in Russian) is a tower in a town of Nevyansk in the Sverdlovsk Oblast in Russia, built in the 18th century. ... A tower containing one or more bells, typically part of a church is a bell tower; attached to a city hall or other civil building, it is usually named belfry; the occasional free standing one may be referred to by its Italian name, campanile. ...


The most famous campanile is probably the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Other notable campaniles include St Mark's Campanile in Venice's St Mark's Square. Campaniles outside of Italy are often modeled after St. Mark's. At the beginning of the nineteen eighties the theme Campanile was revised by H. R. Hiegel and Florian Mausbach. The Tower of Pisa. ... The Campanile from the west St Marks Campanile is the bell tower of St Marks Square in Venice. ... Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venexia) is the capital of the Italian regions and has a population of 271,663 (census estimate January 1, 2004). ... Piazza San Marco with the Basilica, by Canaletto, 1730. ...


After a spectacular design by architect H.R. Hiegel dating from the year 1983, in 1990 Helmut Jahn built the Frankfurt Messeturm. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... An illuminated, suspended, oval roof covers the 102m span of the central Forum of the Sony Center, Berlin. ... Frankfurt am Main [ˈfraŋkfʊrt] is the largest city in the German state of Hessen and the fifth largest city of Germany. ...


Modern campaniles often contain carillons, a musical instrument traditionally comprised of at least 23 large bells which are sounded by cables, chains, or cords connected to a keyboard. These can be found at some college and university campuses. In modern construction, rather than using heavy bells the sound may be produced by the striking of small metal rods whose vibrations are amplified electronically and sounded through loudspeakers. The Netherlands Carillon in Arlington, Virginia, USA. A carillon is a musical instrument composed of at least 23 cup-shaped bells played from a baton keyboard using fists and feet (such an instrument with fewer than this number of bells is known as a chime). ... Hello People who love keyboards!!!!!!!!!!!! Headline text This article is about keyboards on musical instruments. ... Generally, an amplifier is any device that uses a small amount of energy to control a larger amount of energy. ...

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List of campaniles

This is a list of campaniles found on Wikipedia:


Australia

The National Carillon is a large carillon situated on Aspen Island in Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, Australia. ... Canberra (pronounced [1]) is the capital city of Australia and with a population of just over 325,000, is Australias largest inland city. ... Emblems: The floral emblem of the ACT is the Royal Bluebell and the faunal emblem is the Gang-gang cockatoo Motto: For the Queen, the Law and the People Slogan or Nickname: (none) Other Australian states and territories Capital Canberra Government Const. ... View down Barrack Street The Swan Bells (, ) are a set of eighteen bells hanging in a specially built 82. ... City of Perth is situated on Swan River This article is about the urban area of Perth, Western Australia. ... Emblems: Floral - Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii); Mammal - Numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus); Bird - Black Swan (Cygnus atratus) Motto: none Slogan or Nickname: Wildflower State Other Australian states and territories Capital Perth Government Const. ...

Canada

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a public university with its main campus located at Point Grey, in the University Endowment Lands adjacent to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and another smaller campus known as UBC Okanagan located in Kelowna, British Columbia. ...

Germany

Halle (also called Halle an der Saale in order to distinguish from Halle in North Rhine-Westphalia) is the largest town in the German Bundesland of Saxony-Anhalt. ... With an area of 20,447 km² and a population of 2. ... The Netherlands Carillon in Arlington, Virginia, USA. A carillon is a musical instrument composed of at least 23 cup-shaped bells played from a baton keyboard using fists and feet (such an instrument with fewer than this number of bells is known as a chime). ...

Italy

The Campanile from the west St Marks Campanile is the bell tower of St Marks Square in Venice. ... Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venexia) is the capital of the Italian regions and has a population of 271,663 (census estimate January 1, 2004). ... The Tower of Pisa. ... This article discusses the Italian city. ... Giotto’s bell tower (campanile) stands on the Cathedral square (Piazza del Duomo) in Florence, Italy. ... Florences skyline Florences skyline at night from Piazza Michaelangelo Florence (Italian: ) is the capital city of the region of Tuscany, Italy. ...

Ireland

The College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin or more commonly Trinity College, Dublin (TCD) was founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I, is the only constituent college of the University of Dublin, Irelands oldest university. ...

New Zealand

  • The National War Memorial Carillon, Wellington. 74 Bells. 50.6m. [1]

The New Zealand National War Memorial is located in Buckle Street, in Wellington, the nations capital. ... Wellington (Te Whanganui-a-Tara or Poneke in Māori) is the capital of New Zealand, the countrys second largest urban area and the most populous national capital in Oceania. ...

Slovakia

St. ... Statue of Košices coat of arms St. ...

United States

Alabama

Official language(s) English Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Area  Ranked 30th  - Total 52,419 sq mi (135,765 km²)  - Width 190 miles (306 km)  - Length 330 miles (531 km)  - % water 3. ... The University of Alabama (also known as Alabama, UA or colloquially as Bama) is a public coeducational university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. ... Tuscaloosa is a city in west central Alabama in the southern United States. ...

California

Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... At one point, placing apartments in Sather Tower was considered. ... The University of California, Berkeley (also known as UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, and by other names, see below) is the oldest and flagship campus of the ten-campus University of California system. ... Storke tower and the UCSB lagoon. ... The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) is a coeducational public university located on the Pacific Ocean in Santa Barbara County, California, USA. It is one out of 10 campuses of the University of California. ... Desert garden Museum Botanic building Balboa Park is a 1,200 acres (4. ...

Florida

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Completed in 1997, Sydneys Century Tower held the title of Australias tallest residential building until 2002 with a total height of 183 metres. ... The University of Florida (Florida or UF) is a public land-grant research university located in Gainesville, Florida. ... Downtown Clock Tower, housing the restored clock bell from the 1885 courthouse Gainesville is the largest city and county seat of Alachua County, Florida. ...

Georgia

The Kessler Campanile illuminated at night. ... The Georgia Institute of Technology, commonly known as Georgia Tech, is a public, coeducational university, part of the University System of Georgia, and located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, with satellite campuses in Savannah, Georgia and Metz, France. ... Nickname: Hotlanta, The Big Peach, The ATL, A-Town Location in Fulton County in the state of Georgia Coordinates: Country United States State Georgia Counties Fulton, Dekalb Mayor Shirley Franklin (D) Area    - City 343. ... (Redirected from 1996 Olympic Games) Categories: 1996 Summer Olympics ...

Iowa

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... ISU notables is a list of notable buildings and landmarks at Iowa State University, as well as persons associated with such structures. ... Fountain of Four Seasons by Christian Petersen with the Campanile in the background Iowa State University (ISU) is a public land-grant and space-grant university located in Ames, Iowa. ... The Campanile, a major university landmark at the center of UNIs campus. ...

Kansas

Official language(s) none Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Area  Ranked 15th  - Total 82,277 sq mi (213,096 km²)  - Width 211 miles (340 km)  - Length 417 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... The University of Kansas (often referred to as KU or Kansas) is an institution of higher learning located in Lawrence, Kansas. ...

Louisiana

  • Louisiana State University World War One Memorial Bell Tower (Memorial Tower)
  • Also known as the Campanile, this 175-foot structure was built in 1923 and dedicated in 1926 as a memorial to Louisianans who died in WWI. On the rotunda walls are bronze plaques bearing the names of those to whom the tower is dedicated. Chimes ring every quarter hour. The cornerstone in front of the tower was excavated from the ruins of the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy in Pineville (LSU's first incarnation), one half describes the history, while the other half is inscribed with the names of the first board of supervisors and faculty.

This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge, generally known as Louisiana State University or LSU, is a public, coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the main campus of the Louisiana State University System. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ... Cornerstone has several possible meanings and uses: Look up cornerstone in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Pineville is a city located in Rapides Parish, Louisiana. ... Look up Faculty on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Faculty has several different meanings and can refer to: University faculty are the instructors and/or researchers of high standing at universities, as opposed to the students or support staff. ...

Massachusetts

This article is about the U.S. State. ...   Nickname: City of Homes Settled: 1636 â€“ Incorporated: 1636 Zip Code(s): 01103 01107 01108 01119 01129 â€“ Area Code(s): 413 Official website: http://www. ... Northwest corner of Copley Square showing Charles Follen McKims Boston Public Library on the left, and Chalres Amos Cummings Old South Church to the right. ... Lantern and exterior chancel wall at Old South Church in Boston. ...   Nickname: P-town Settled: 1700 â€“ Incorporated: 1727 Zip Code(s): 02657 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ... Lantern and exterior chancel wall at Old South Church in Boston. ...

Michigan

Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... // Burton Tower The Burton Memorial Tower, located on Central Campus at the University of Michigan and housing a grand carillon, was built in 1936 as a memorial for University President Marion Leroy Burton (presidency: 1920-1925). ... The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (UM or U of M) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Beaumont Tower is a structure on the campus of Michigan State University. ... Michigan State University (MSU) is a public university in East Lansing, Michigan. ... // Burton Tower The Burton Memorial Tower The Burton Memorial Tower, located on Central Campus at the University of Michigan and housing a grand carillon, was built in 1936 as a memorial for University President Marion Leroy Burton (presidency: 1920-1925). ... The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (UM or U of M) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Michigan. ...

Oregon

Official language(s) None Capital Salem Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 9th  - Total 98,466 sq mi (255,026 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 2. ... Oregon State University (OSU) is a research and degree-granting four-year public university located in Corvallis, Oregon. ...

South Dakota

Official language(s) English Capital Pierre Largest city Sioux Falls Area  Ranked 17th  - Total 77,163 sq mi (199,905 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 380 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... Coughlin Campanile on the campus of South Dakota State University The Coughlin Campanile was completed on the campus of South Dakota State University(SDSU) in 1929. ... South Dakota State University is the largest university in the U.S. state of South Dakota, located in Brookings. ...

Texas

For other uses, see Texas (disambiguation). ... Texas A&M University, often called A&M or TAMU for short, is the flagship[3] institution of the Texas A&M University System. ... Trinity University may refer to: Trinity University of San Antonio, Texas Trinity University of Washington, D.C. (formerly Trinity College) There are also several other educational institutions called Trinity College. ...

Vermont

This article is about the U.S. state. ... Norwich University (NU) is a private university located in Northfield, Vermont. ...

Wisconsin

Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42°30N to 47°3N  - Longitude 86°49W to 92°54W Population  Ranked... The University of Wisconsin–Madison is a public university located in Madison, Wisconsin. ...

United Kingdom

Trent Building, University of Nottingham The Trent Building serves as one of the main administrative buildings of the University of Nottingham, England. ...

Other uses

Campanile is also the name of the Palo Alto High School newspaper, and the Rice University yearbook. Palo Alto Senior High School is the older of the two high schools in Palo Alto, California, United States. ... Lovett Hall William Marsh Rice University, commonly called Rice University and opened in 1912 as The William Marsh Rice Institute for the Advancement of Letters, Science and Art, is a private, comprehensive research university located in Houston, Texas near the Museum District and adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. ... A yearbook, also known as an annual, is a book to record, highlight, and commemorate the past year of a school or a book published annually as a report or summary of statistics or facts. ...


See also

Belfry of Bruges A belfry is a building (also known as a bell tower) - or a part of a building - in which bells are hung. ... The Netherlands Carillon in Arlington, Virginia, USA. A carillon is a musical instrument composed of at least 23 cup-shaped bells played from a baton keyboard using fists and feet (such an instrument with fewer than this number of bells is known as a chime). ... The clock tower of Einsiedeln Abbey A clock tower is a tower built with one or more (often four) easily-seen clock faces. ...

External links

  • Giotto's Bell tower, Florence virtual reality movie and pictures
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A campanile (pronounced [ˌkæmp ə ˈniːl i]) is, especially in Italy, a free-standing bell-tower (Italian campana, 'bell'), often adjacent to a church or cathedral.
Modern campaniles often contain carillons, a musical instrument traditionally comprised of at least 23 large bells which are sounded by cables, chains, or cords connected to a keyboard.
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Campanile - definition of Campanile in Encyclopedia (230 words)
A campanile (pronounced cam-pa-nee-lay) is, especially in Italy, a free-standing bell-tower (Italian campana, 'bell') adjacent to a church or cathedral.
Modern campaniles often contain carillons, a musical instrument traditionally comprised of large bells which are sounded by cables, chains, or cords connected to a keyboard.
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