PHILADELPHIA - STJL/2 : USA - PA

*Location:

   Wanamaker Mausoleum
   Church of the St.James-the-Less
     (Episcopal)
   West Hunting Park Avenue, between
     Clearfield Street and Indiana Avenue
   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.00333, W 75.18349
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*Player:

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*Contact:

   St.James-the-Less Rectory
   3227 West Clearfield Street
   Philadelphia, PA  19132-1822
   T: (215)229-5767   F: (215)229-2445
   - or -
   Charles F. Rutherford, Sexton
   3230 West Clearfield Street
   T: (215)229-5025
   - or -
   St.Mark's Church
   4442 Frankford Avenue
   Philadelphia, PA  19124-3652
   T: (215)535-0635
   E: StMarkFkfd@aol.com

*Schedule:

   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters.

*Remarks:

   Tower tubes by Deagan, hung surrounding
   the frame of a 15-bell chime, by the
   Wanamaker Organ Shop and C.J.Lustig.
   Electric keyboard mounted on inside of
   tower door.
   Also reported as 19 notes.
   2012: Parish effectively defunct after
   internecine conflicts within ECUSA.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 16 tubular 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 1921
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   Auxiliary mechanisms: Q4    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1994
*Links:

About the Wanamaker Mausoleum

An article about the donor (search the page for "mausoleum").

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the J.C.Deagan Company.

Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).

Index to all tower tube instruments in PA, including the 15-bell conventional chime (STJL/1)
Index to all tower bell instruments in PA.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 30-Nov-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/11/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/05/23
*Photos:

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