North tower
   Visitation of the Blessed Virgin
     RC Church
   5141 Main Street, at 51st Terrace
   Kansas City, Missouri, USA
   LL: N 39.03321, W 94.58728
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   Visitation Rectory
   2 East 51st Terrace
   Kansas City, MO  64112-2725
   T: (816)753-7422   F: (816)753-5505
   E: msgroffutt/@/church.visitation.org
   - or -
   Alejandro Manso,
     Director of Music and Liturgy
   E: alejandro/@/church.visitation.org




   Donated by E.J.Sweeney.
   Added semitone is flat 7th.
   Electric keyboard near the organ

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1920
     with bells made by McShane     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2000

The church Website opens with a photo of the tops of the towers, but unfortunately the belfry is not visible.  The History page mentions the gift of the chime.

A photo (47KB) of the church; the chime is in the left (north) tower.

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 MO.

   This page was built from the database on 30-Jan-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/01/27
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/08/15

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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