CINCINNATI - W : USA - OH

*Location:

   Westwood United Methodist Church
   Epworth and Urwiler Avenues
   Westwood,
     Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 39.15077, W 84.59936
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*Player:

   Jack Moore
   - and -
   Douglas Skidmore

*Contact:

   Westwood United Methodist Church
   3460 Epworth Avenue
   Cincinnati, OH  45211-5791
   T: (513)661-3139   F: (513)661-3120

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original chime was an "exact replica"
   of the grand prizewinner displayed at
   the Columbian Exposition in Chicago in
   1893; when tenor cracked while being
   tolled, all ten were recast heavier.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   All bells were recast or replaced in 1905
     by Vanduzen    
   Prior history:
     In 1897, the instrument was begun with 10 bells
       by Vanduzen    
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Year of latest technical information source is 2002
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website has a History page with a photo of the tower and a detailed history of the chime.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Vanduzen bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Vanduzen 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 OH.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Jan-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2011/12/26
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/02/22


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