First United Methodist Church
   West 7th Street & Hastings Avenue
   Hastings, Nebraska, USA
   LL: N 40.58971, W 98.38932
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   Melody Redinger (Mrs. Bill)
   309 East Fifth Street
   Hastings, NE  68901-5330
   H: (402)462-9096


   First Methodist Church
   614 North Hastings Avenue
   Hastings, NE  68901-5114
   T: (402)463-6733   F: (402)462-9906
   E: hfumc@hastingsfumc.org


   For Sunday services.


   Donated by Mr.W.H.Lanning;
   added semitone is flat 7th.
   Tenor formerly swung.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     E F#  /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1916
     with bells made by McShane     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nW1   
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  5 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   16 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  18 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  40%
   Year of latest technical information source is 1993

The church Website used to have a photo of the building on the home page, but as of Jan.2022 it redirects to another site that has no history and no photo of the building.

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 NE.

   This page was built from the database on 30-Jan-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/01/28
   and on technical data last updated on 1993/06/27

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