SINGAPORE - STA : SINGAPORE

*Location:

   St.Andrew's Anglican Cathedral
   St.Andrew's Road at Coleman Street
   Singapore
   LL: N 1.29216, E 103.85191
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*Contact:

   St.Andrew's Cathedral
   11, St.Andrew's Road
   Singapore 178959
   T: 6337 6104   F: 6339 1197
   E: info/@/cathedral DOTorg DOTsg
   - or -
   Andrew Reynolds
   E: andrew.reynolds@taylorbells.co.uk

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Previously had an 1843 Revere bell,
   now in the national museum.
   Nov.2018: To be remodelled by Taylor
   into a ring of 12 in a frame for 14,
   retaining bottom 6 lightly retuned;
   completion before Aug.2019

*Technical data:

   Ring of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 2019
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Prior history:
     In 1889, the instrument was begun with  8 bells
       made by Taylor, as a chime with Ellacombe stand
       (6 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2018
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

On the Cathedral Website, see under "About Us" for history, photos, etc.  There is also a VR panorama within the bell frame.

A Singapore Street Directory page has 18 photos of the Cathedral, all clickable for larger versions.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Singapore.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 23-Jan-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/01/12
   and on technical data last updated on 2018/12/10
*Photos:

(none available)

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