CINCINNATI - STT : USA - OH

*Location:

   St.Teresa of Avila RC Church
   Overlook Avenue at Glenway Avenue
   Price Hill,
     Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 39.11716, W 84.59870
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*Former Location (1851 to 1955):
   St.Peter in Chains Cathedral

*Player:

   Peg Delaney, Director of Music

*Contact:

   St.Teresa Rectory
   1175 Overlook Avenue
   Cincinnati, OH  45238-4496
   T: (513)921-9200   F: (513)921-0307
   E: stteresa@fuse.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells cast in 1851 by George L. Hanks
   (see CINCINNATI - STPC); a diatonic
   octave plus leading tone plus sharp 4th
   & flat 7th.  New electric autoplay
   on 10 by ChimeMaster in 2013, with the
   leading tone omitted and used only as
   a toller.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is G# in the middle octave
   Transposition is down 1 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range: (G#)A A   /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1955
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001
*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the tower on the About Us page, but says nothing about the bells.

A page of clickable photos of the church; in one of them, the bells are visible in the octagonal tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the HanksNiles 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.

Why this chime at its original site was a milestone in North American chime history (1851).

Index to all tower bell instruments in OH.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  2-May-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/04/24
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/04/24
*Photos:

(none available)


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