St.Matthias Catholic Church
   Bryn Mawr and North Highland Avenues
   Bala-Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.00372, W 75.23491
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   St.Matthias Rectory
   128 Bryn Mawr Avenue
   Bala-Cynwyd, PA  19004-3099
   T: (610)664-0207   F: (610)664-3559




   Added semitone is flat 7th.
   Electrified 1962.
   Tenor formerly swung.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1918
     with bells made by McShane     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nCW1  
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

The church Website has a photo of the building on the home page.  The Parish History page does not mention the bells.

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 PA.

   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 1993/01/01

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