The Bertha E. R. Strosacker Memorial
     Presbyterian Church
   Ashman Street at East Reardon
     and East Allen Streets
   Midland, Michigan, USA
   LL: N 43.61874, W 84.23612
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   Bill Bridge
   2200 Norwood Drive
   Midland, MI  48640-2531


   Memorial Presbyterian Church
   1310 Ashman Street
   Midland, MI  48640-5493
   T: (989)835-6759   F: (989)835-6770
   E: glynch95@aol.com, guly@mempres.org


   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters,
   hymn at the half hour, and hour strike,
   8am to 10pm.


   Played from IBM Model 60 personal
   computer using GWBasic.  Range:
   C,D,#,E,F,#,G,#,A,#,B,C,D,F,G (no E)

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 15 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     E G   /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The present keyboard was installed in unknown year
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Prior history:
     In 1951, the complete instrument was installed
       with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.


On the church Website, a small photo at the left side shows the bell tower, and a larger photo in the rotating series at the right side will occasionally show it more fully.  There is no information about the bells. 

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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 MI.


   This page was built from the database on 29-Aug-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/08/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/02/20

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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