GREENWOOD - FBC : USA - SC

*Location:

   First Baptist Church (CBF)
   Grace Street at Edgewood Avenue
   Greenwood, South Carolina, USA
   LL: N 34.20575, W 82.16330
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*Player:

   Dr. A. Adams, Organist
   - or -
   Dr. Ken Lister, Minister in Music
   E: jklister/@/embarqmail DOTcom

*Contact:

   First Baptist Church
   *parcel:
     722 Grace Street
     Greenwood, SC  29648-2133
   *postal:
     PO Box 702
     Greenwood, SC  29648-0702
   T: (864)229-5557   F: (864)229-2561

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Four largest bells cast in Heiligerlee,
   the rest in Greenwood.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 37 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1977
     with bells made by vanBergen   
   Prior history:
     In 1970, the instrument was begun with 24 bells
       by vanBergen   
   Year of latest technical information source is 1978
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website opens with a photo of the building and tower.  A smaller version of a different photo is at the head of the sidebar on most pages.  But there is no mention of these bells.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the vanBergen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the vanBergen 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 SC.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 20-Mar-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/03/18
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/01/16


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