St.Peter Cathedral (RC)
   West 10th & Sassafras Streets
   Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 42.12427, W 80.08687
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   William Herring
   St.Peter Cathedral School
   160 West 11th Street
   Erie, PA  16501-1779
   T: (814)452-4276


   St.Peter Cathedral Rectory
   230 West 10th Street
   Erie, PA  16501-1457
   T: (814)453-6677   F: (814)456-1351



*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C E   /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1903
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992


The cathedral Website offers a 10-minute YouTube video tour (actually a slide show with sound) of the building, with a photo of the tower as the starting point.  Mention of the bells occurs at 8:50.

Where 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 PA.


   This page was built from the database on 21-Sep-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/20
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/09/07

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