St.Michael's Catholic Church
   Clinton Avenue North, at Evergreen Street
   Rochester, New York, USA
   LL: N 43.17422, W 77.61328
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   Mary Beth Fuerer


   St.Michael's Rectory
   869 North Clinton Avenue
   Rochester, NY  14605-1114
   T: (585)325-4040




   Originally had 2 bells by Meneely &
   Kimberly, 1874, later replaced by 5 from
   another foundry; all replaced by
   McShane chime with added semitones
   sharp 4th & flat 7th.
   McShane chime was electrified by
   Meneely/Troy in Dec.1939.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 13 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C F   /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The present keyboard was installed in 1930
     by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1903, the complete instrument was installed
       with bells made by McShane     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: S5    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2002
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

The church Website has a drawing of the building; the History page describes the original bells and the present chime.

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 NY.

   This page was built from the database on 22-Oct-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/08/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/08/15

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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