Walter N. Maguire Memorial Carillon
Maguire Memorial Tower First Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) Bedford Street at Oak Street Stamford, Connecticut, USA LL: N 41.06274, W 73.53864
Marietta Storm Douglas (A) 8 South Street Cos Cob, CT 06807-1618 H: (203)625-9449 W: (914)732-4427 E: Mlette_97@yahoo.com*Past carillonist:
1968-98 George Matthew, Jr. (C)
First Presbyterian Church 1101 Bedford Street Stamford, CT 06905 T: (203)324-9522
Sundays at 11 am; summer series at 7pm on Thursdays in July (guests).
Of the 14 G&J bells which were removed in the 1968 expansion, 2 were stolen and the remaining 12 were transferred to the New Skete Monastery, Cambridge, NY (see in Chimes section).
Traditional carillon of 56 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is B in the bass octave Transposition is up 1 semitone(s) Keyboard range: A#G / A#A There are two missing bass semitones There is an identical practice console The instrument was enlarged in 1968 with 34 bells made by Paccard Prior history: In 1947, the instrument was begun with 36 bells by Gillett & Johnston (22 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: S3I20 Tower details: Height of console: 23 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 20 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 27 meters above ground Belfry openness: .% Year of latest technical information source is 1970
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