Harrison Bell Tower
The Lutheran Home at Germantown (ELCA) 6950 Germantown Avenue Mt.Airy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA LL: N 40.05569, W 75.18811*Original Location (1930-1973):
St.Michael's and Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church 238 North Franklin Street (Franklin Square) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Rev. Gary Kull, Superintendent-Pastor The Lutheran Home of Germantown 6950 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19119 T: (215)848-3306 F: (215)951-4328 E: Webform, www.germantownhome.org
Original bells cast in 1930 by Franz Schilling Söhne, Apolda, Germany; 6 or 7 lost before relocation.*Previously listed as
PHILADELPHIA - STMZ while a chime.
Electric-keyboard carillon of 28 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C F / NONE There are two missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1980 with 11 bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1930, the instrument was begun with 24 bells by Schilling (17 bells remain from that work.) Year of latest technical information source is 1994
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Schilling bellfoundry,
in this region
and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in PA.
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