Pasadena Presbyterian Church (PCUSA)
   (formerly First Presbyterian Church)
   East Colorado Boulevard and
     North Madison Avenue
   Pasadena, California, USA
   LL: N 34.14605, W 118.13864
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   Timothy Howard, Director of Music
      thoward/@/drmusic DOTcom


   Pasadena Presbyterian Church
   54 North Oakland Avenue
   Pasadena, CA  91101-2086
   T: (626)793-2191   F: (626)584-6544




   Bells survived severe damage to church
   in 1971 earthquake, and were rehung
   on a post-like tower.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  5 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1908
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012


The church Website has a small photo of the unique bell tower on the home page, and a larger one on the "More About PPC" (history) page.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) 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 CA.


   This page was built from the database on 30-Jan-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/01/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/01/20

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