The McCoy Tower Bells (was McCoy Memorial Community Chimes)
Highlands United Methodist Church Five Points South (20th Street S at 11th Avenue S) Birmingham, Alabama, USA LL: N 33.50098, W 86.79589
Rick Phillips, Director of Music Ministries E: rick /@/ highlandsumc DOTnet*Former chimer:
25De1921 ded. M.H.Mettee of Baltimore
Highlands Methodist Church 1045 20th Street South Birmingham, AL 35205-2623 T: (205)933-8751 F: (205)933-1801
Manually before and after worship, and for special occasions; electrically for Cambridge (Westminster) quarters.
Added semitones sharp 4th & flat 7th. Refurbished (and clock-chime added) in 1995. New chimestand has space for 3 additional trebles (as does the new electric action). New electric keyboards in tower and sanctuary.
Traditional chime (chimestand) of 13 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D in the middle octave Transposition is up 2 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C F / NONE There are two added semitones The present keyboard was installed in unknown year by an unknown maker Prior history: In 1921, the complete instrument was installed with bells made by McShane Auxiliary mechanisms: 25 Tower details: Height of console: (unknown) Height of lowest level of bells: (unknown) Height of highest level of bells: (unknown) Belfry openness: QHI% Year of latest technical information source is 2010
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