St.James Episcopal Church
   Valley Road at Bellevue Avenue
   Upper Montclair, New Jersey, USA
   LL: N 40.84092, W 74.20761
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   Mary Turlin (Mrs. J. L.)
   366 North Mountain Avenue
   Upper Montclair, NJ  07043-1427
   H: (973)783-1354


   Rev. Frederick P. Boswell, Jr., Rector
   St.James Episcopal Church
   581 Valley Road
   Upper Montclair, NJ  07043-1826
   T: (973)744-0270   F: (973)744-6860
   E: friends@stjamesepiscopal.org




   Added semitones are G#, C.
   Chime refurbished c.2001

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D E   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1919
     with bells made by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991


The church Website has a tiny photo of the building and 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 NJ.


   This page was built from the database on 18-Jul-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/07/10
   and on technical data last updated on 1991/09/23

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