Upper belfry St.James Cathedral King Street East at Church Street Toronto, Ontario, Canada LL: N 43.65033, W 79.37412
St.James Cathedral 65 Church Street Toronto, ON M5C 2E9 T: (416)364-7865 F: (416)364-0295
Electrified by Verdin with double hammers to imitate the sound of swinging bells.
Electric-keyboard chime of 10 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. The instrument was enlarged in 1928 with 1 bells made by Meneely/Wvlt Prior history: In 1865, the instrument was begun with 9 bells by Meneely/Wvlt Year of latest technical information source is 1991
An article about the tower clock mentions the chime and has a different photo of the tower.
Waymarking page, with 11 photos in gallery
from Emporis Buildings
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the
Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) 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 ON, including the "newer" ring of 12 (STJA/2) in the lower belfry of the same tower.
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 1997/07/14
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