Parr Memorial Chimes (in memory of Maria Marmaduke Parr)
Walnut Street Baptist Church (SBC) South 3rd & W. St.Catherine Streets Louisville, Kentucky, USA LL: N 38.23706, W 85.75805
Walnut Street Baptist Church 1143 South 3rd Street, Suite A Louisville, KY 40203-2901 T: (502)589-5290 F: (502)589-9323
This church was formed by the merger of First and Second Baptist churches, and so has sometimes been referred to (incorrectly) as First Baptist. Added semitone is flat 7th. Chimestand removed. Tenor no longer swings.
Electric-keyboard (from organ) chime of 10 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C D / NONE There is one added semitone The present keyboard was installed in unknown year by an unknown maker Prior history: In 1902, the complete instrument was installed with bells made by McShane Year of latest technical information source is 2001
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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 KY.
This page was built from the database on 18-Jul-09 based on textual data last updated on 2009/07/10 and on technical data last updated on 2001/11/09
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