Baker Memorial Library Dartmouth College North Main Street at Tuck Mall Hanover, New Hampshire, USA LL: N 43.70526, W 72.28838
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Baker Memorial Library Dartmouth College Hanover, NH 03755 T: (603)646-2560 or 3965
Hour strike 0800-2200 daily; tunes played automatically at 0840, 0955, 1225, 1340, 2145, plus Alma Mater after 1800 hour strike.
Added semitones are F#,A#,C#,F#. Original mechanism included electric keyboard and 3 roll players, any of which could be switched to orchestral tubes for practice & testing new rolls. Current mechanism, installed in 1997, is computer-drive and includes both a MIDI interface and a Webpage generator to display the current play-list.
Electric-automatic chime of 17 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C A / NONE There are four added semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1981 with bells made by an unknown maker Prior history: In 1929, the instrument was enlarged to 16 bells by Meneely/Troy In 1928, the instrument was begun with 15 bells by Meneely/Troy Year of latest technical information source is 2009
A 1999 news article has a tower photo with a different perspective.
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the
Meneely (Troy) bellfoundry.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) bellfoundry.
The final phase, being from an unknown foundry, is not yet indexed.
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 NH.
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