First Baptist Church of Pittsburgh (ABC) Bayard Street & Bellefield Avenue Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA LL: N 40.44759, W 79.95304
First Baptist Church 159 North Bellefield Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2609 T: (412)621-0500 E: information@ first-baptist-pittsburgh.org
(Unusable for many years)
Hemispherical bells by Mears & Stainbank; added semitones are sharp 4th & flat 7th. Prior report of being made in 1866 was incorrect. Originally equipped with Ellacombe stand, later augmented by an electric action from the organ console. Possibilities for renovation are under investigation.
Chime-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 12 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the treble octave Transposition is up one octave Keyboard range: D#G / ---- There are two added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1913 with bells made by Whitechapel Year of latest technical information source is 2005
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Index to North American chimolas.
Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in PA.
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