St.Mary's Catholic Church
   Broadway at Barton Street
   Providence, Rhode Island, USA
   LL: N 41.81782, W 71.43694
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   Marilyn Knight, organist


   St.Mary's Rectory
   538 Broadway
   Providence, RI  02909-1895
   T: (401)274-3434   F: (401)453-0034




   Added semitone is flat 7th.
   Strikers replaced by McShane c.2021;
   keyboard plays thru Apollo 3.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     E F#  /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1888
     with bells made by McShane     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:   20 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:  50%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2021

A church Website (unfinished) focusses on current operations, and has no history or information about the building.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane 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 RI.

   This page was built from the database on  3-Mar-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/02/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2022/02/28

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