Lowell House Harvard University Holyoke Place Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA LL: N 42.37112, W 71.11822*Former location of original bells:
Danilov Monastery Moskva (Moscow), USSR (now Russia)
The Lowell House Ringing Society (The Klappermeisters) c/o Ben Rapoport, Head Bell Ringer E: email@example.com
Master of Lowell House Harvard University Cambridge, MA 02138 T: (617)493-1600 E: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com - or - Lowell House Building Manager E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sundays 1300; Third Monday 1830; Commencement; annual (May) playing of Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture". Silent 2016-18 during renovation of Lowell House
Zvon, with pitches approximately G0,A,C,D,D#,G1,C,G2,A,C,D,D#,F,G3,A,B,C. Original bells cast 1790-1890; an 18th bell was at the Harvard Business School; all were part of what was once perhaps as many as 34 bells in the Danilov Monastery, and were rescued from the Bolsheviks by an American businessman. Rung here for the last time at Commencement in June 2008, then taken down for return to the Danilov Monastery in exchange for an equivalent set of new bells cast in 2007 by Vera LLC, Voronezh, Russia, gift of a Russian businessman. Practice on set of 6 (or more) bells in basement of 20 Prescott Street building.
Zvon of 17 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is G in the bass octave Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: ZVON / NONE The arrangement of tones and/or semitones is non-standard; see Remarks above. There is a non-identical practice console All bells were replaced in 2008 by the maker cited in Remarks above Prior history: In 1930, a complete instrument was installed with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above (0 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2018
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