SPRINGFIELD : USA - VT

*Location:

   East tower
   First United Methodist Church
   Valley Street near River Street
   Springfield, Vermont, USA
   LL: N 43.29981, W 72.48170
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   First United Methodist Church
   10 Valley Street
   Springfield, VT  05156-2521
   T: (802)885-3456
   E: unitedmethodist@vermontel.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Tower tubes by Deagan,
   donated by John T. Slack,
   installed by C.J.Lustig,
   with extra keyboard.
   Note range assumed from Deagan's
   general advertising material.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 25 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    NONE  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1928
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004
*Links:

A historic district page includes a paragraph about the building, whose two towers are not identical.

A vintage postcard depicts the building.

Pinterest photo of the towers

An old photo, taken before the belfries got their present louvering, hints strongly at their respective contents.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the J.C.Deagan Company.

Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).

Index to all tower tube instruments in VT.
Index to all tower bell instruments in VT.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 30-Nov-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/11/21
   and on technical data last updated on 2004/12/12
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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