WHITTIER : USA - CA

*Location:

   Rose Hills Memorial Park
   Workman Mill Road at Rose Hills Road
   Whittier, California, USA
   LL: N 34.01609, W 118.04233
*Former location (1946-1988):
   First United Methodist Church
   Andalusia, Alabama, USA
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Rose Hills Mortuary
   *postal:
     PO Box 110
     Whittier, CA  90601
   *parcel:
     3888 South Workman Mill Road
     Whittier, CA  90601
   T: (562)699-0921
   E: rosehillsinformation@rosehills.com

*Schedule:

   (none)

*Remarks:

   Tower tubes by Deagan, acquired 1996,
   along with the instrument formerly in
   Tyler, TX (acquired for spares);
   in storage, awaiting construction of
   a tower adjacent to Skyrose Chapel
   (electrical connections in place).
   Note range assumed from Deagan's
   general advertising material.

*Technical data:

   Carillon-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 32 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C G   /    ----  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1996
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003
*Links:

The park's Website has numerous pictures of the extensive grounds and memorial buildings.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the J.C.Deagan Company.

Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).

Index to all tower tube instruments in CA.
Index to all tower bell instruments in CA.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  6-Aug-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/07/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2004/12/12
*Photos:

(none available)


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