First English Lutheran Church (ELCA)
   Melmore Street near Warren Street
   Tiffin, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 41.10244, W 83.16900
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   Curtis King, Organist
   E: cking6876@gmail.com


   First Lutheran Church
   300 Melmore Street
   Tiffin, OH  44883-3598
   T: (419)447-1323   F: (419)447-1368
   E: 1lutheran@sbcglobal.net


   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters, plus
   autoplay 1200,1500,1800 (hymn tunes)


   Added semitone is flat 7th.
   Action and controls replaced in 2014;
   controls in sanctuary sound room.
   Original electric keyboard retained
   though now disused.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1964
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nI    
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  0 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:  95%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2011

The church Website has a page about the bells, but all it contains is a single photo of the tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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.

   This page was built from the database on 17-Oct-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/09/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/09/15

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