St.Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
   North Front Street nr E Fayette Street
   Baltimore, Maryland, USA
   LL: N 39.29141, 76.60613
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   St.Vincent de Paul Church
   120 North Front Street
   Baltimore, MD  21202-4804
   T: (410)962-5078   F: (410)962-8427




   Added semitones sharp 4th, flat 7th.
   All bells have inscriptions.
   Very light for reported notes.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 14 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C G   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1883
     with bells made by McShane     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008

The church Website has a drawing of the 3-stage tower; the Music page formerly offered a sound clip of the bells, but they are no longer mentioned anywhere.

A Historical Marker page shows the plaque which mentions the 14-bell "carillon".  A related page, about the church itself, has a tower photo at the bottom of the page.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane 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 MD.

   This page was built from the database on 14-Dec-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/12/12
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/03/14

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