GASTONIA - FUMC : USA - NC

*Location:

   First United Methodist Church
   East Franklin Boulevard
     at South Oakland Street
   Gastonia, North Carolina, USA
   LL: N 35.26248, W 81.18043
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*Player:

   Jay Oden, Organist
   E: joden@fumcgnc.org
*Past players:
   Roger Miller

*Contact:

   First Methodist Church
   *parcel:
     120 East Franklin Boulevard
     Gastonia, NC  28053
   *postal:
     PO Box 218
     Gastonia, NC  28053-0218
   T: (704)864-4371   F: (704)864-2076
   E: uptown@fumcgnc.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells cast in Greenwood.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1974
     with bells made by vanBergen   
   Year of latest technical information source is 1986

*Links:

The church Website has no photos and no mention of these bells.  (A former version of the Website at least had a small photo of the building.)

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

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NC.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 20-Mar-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/03/18
   and on technical data last updated on 1986/01/01


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