BEAVER FALLS : USA - PA

*Location:

   Deal Carillon Tower
   McCartney Library
   Geneva College
   3rd Avenue (College Avenue),
     north of 32nd Street
   Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.77342, W 80.32227
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   McCartney Library
   Geneva College
   3200 College Avenue
   Beaver Falls, PA  15010
   T: (724)846-5100
   E: web@geneva.edu

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Hour strike on bass bell.  Refurbished
   (and possibly tuned?) in 1997-8.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 14 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1929
     with bells made by McShane     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: QH    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003
*Links:

The college Website mentions the "Deal Carillon" in various PDFs, but a former descriptive page has vanished.  A page of Sights and Sounds has an unidentified photo of a building with belfry, but it isn't the Library.  The campus map has a page about the Library (with a photo of the bell tower) but it doesn't mention the bells.  A different page about the Library has a paragraph about 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.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 14-Dec-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/12/12
   and on technical data last updated on 2003/04/22
*Photos:

(none available)

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