The Howe Chimes
Stearns Steeple Amherst College Amherst, Massachusetts, USA LL: N 42.37094, W 72.51569
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Made by Wm.Blake & Co., Boston, MA; added semitone is flat 7th. The Steeple is all that remains of the former Stearns Church (ded.1873), which served as the college chapel until 1933; the main body was torn down in 1948.
Traditional chime (chimestand) of 9 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is E in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: E E / NONE There is one added semitone The whole instrument was installed in 1871 with bells made by Hooper/Blake Year of latest technical information source is 2001
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Hooper/Blake 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 MA.
This page was built from the database on 16-Aug-07 based on textual data last updated on 2007/07/04 and on technical data last updated on 2001/12/17
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