Memorial Church of the Good Shepherd
   Montrose and Lancaster Avenues
     Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.02486, W 75.32619
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   Church of the Good Shepherd
   1116 Lancaster Avenue
   Bryn Mawr, PA  19010-2615
   T: 610-525-7070   F: 610-525-7514




   Tenor originally swung.
   McShane bell added in 1955 by Verdin;
   date of its casting not known.
   Keyboard in vestry; chimestand removed.
   Added semitones flat 7th & sharp 4th.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D#F   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1955
     with bells made by McShane     
   Prior history:
     In 1913, the instrument was begun with 11 bells
       by McShane     
       There was one added semitone
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nCW1  
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

The church Website opens with a drawing of the building, but the bells are not mentioned anywhere, and parts of the Website have not been updated since 2002.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane bellfoundry.
Since the added bell is probably a recycled older bell, it is not indexed by foundry.

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  4-Nov-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/01/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/08/15

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