Church of St.Michael & All Angels
   West 18th Street at Cobb Avenue
   Anniston, Alabama, USA
   LL: N 33.66689, W 85.84371
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   St.Michael & All Angels Church
     1000 West 18th Street
     Anniston, AL  36201
     PO Box 1864
     Anniston, AL  36202-1864
   T: (256)237-4011   F: (256)237-4014




   Added semitones sharp 4th & flat 7th;
   major triad on tenor swung.
   Electrified in 1960s; original chime-
   stand on display in narthex.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C E   /    ----  
   There are three added semitones
   The present keyboard was installed in 1956
     by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1889, the complete instrument was installed
       with bells made by McShane     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nCnW3 
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

The church Website alternate URL here) has a photo of the building and the massive tower; a History page includes a brief description of the chime.

A spring garden article includes the bell tower in several photos.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane bellfoundry.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in AL.

   This page was built from the database on  5-Nov-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/10/30
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/10/30

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