Episcopal Church of the Ascension
   5th Avenue & 10th Street
   New York, New York, USA
   LL: N 40.73368, W 73.99556
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   Dennis Keene, Organist and Choirmaster


   Church of the Ascension
   12 West 11th Street
   New York, NY  10011-8695
   T: (212)254-8620   F: (212)254-6520




   Added semitones sharp 4th and flat 7th;
   baton keyboard is not used.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C E   /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1933
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991


The church Website has a tiny drawing of the building in the lower left corner of each page.  The Parish History page includes a photo of the tower.  The Artistic Heritage page describes the bells, and pictures the largest.

A page about the organ has a clickable photo of the building.

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

Index to North American baton-keyboard chimes.

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 NY.


   This page was built from the database on 18-Sep-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/16
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/08/06

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