Christ Episcopal Church Whalley Avenue at Park Street New Haven, Connecticut, USA LL: N 41.31164, W 72.93160
Robert W. Lehman, Organist/Choirmaster
Christ Church 84 Broadway New Haven, CT 06511-3499 T: (203)865-6354 F: (203)787-3206 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cambridge (Westminster) quarters from independent electric action.
Added semitones are sharp 4th, flat 7th and sharp octave; tenor swung prior to first electrification. Chimestand not used manually; electrification operates chimestand via solenoids below floor, with reduced key travel; control relays (initially from electric keyboard) have been replaced twice, and now work from organ console.
Traditional chime (chimestand) of 14 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C F / NONE There are three added semitones There is no practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1905 with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt Year of latest technical information source is 1974
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 CT.
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