Arethusa Helen Woodruff Memorial Chime
St.John's Parish (ACNA) Hampshire Street at North 7th Street Quincy, Illinois, USA LL: N 39.93340, W 91.40441
St.John's Church 701 Hampshire Street Quincy, IL 62301-3013 T: (217)224-7856 F: (217)224-7472 E: firstname.lastname@example.org - or - Kirby Eber, Organist E: email@example.com
(none; not playable)
Added semitones sharp 4th & flat 7th. Originally double action; secondary action and clappers probably removed when bells were rehung on steel frame many years ago. The body of the church was destroyed by fire in August 2002; the tower was damaged, but the bells and chimestand survived; church and lower part of tower were promptly restored. Mar.2008: Project begun to restore chime with original chimestand.
Chime-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 11 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is E in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: E F# / NONE There are two added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1905 with bells made by Vanduzen Year of latest technical information source is 1992
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Vanduzen 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 IL.
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