The Arma Sifton Chimes
Bell Tower International Peace Garden MB Highway 10 Boissevain, Manitoba, Canada - and - ND Highway 3 (US Highway 281) Dunseith, North Dakota, USA (on the international boundary) LL: N 48.99979, W 100.06319
*Former location (1932-1969):
First Church United (originally First Methodist Church) 8th Street & Lorne Avenue Brandon, Manitoba, Canada*Player:
International Peace Garden PO Box 419 Boissevain, MB R0K 0E0 T: (204)534-2510 - or - RR 1, Box 116 Dunseith, ND 58329 T: (701)263-4390 F: (701)263-3169 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cambridge (Westminster) quarters.
Added semitones are sharp 4th (in lower octave) and flat 7th. First Church United amalgamated with St.Paul's United Church in 1969, and sold its former building; the bells were turned over to the Peace Garden in Nov.1972, and installed in the present tower in 1976.
Chime-sized instrument or collection of 14 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- There are two added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1976 with bells made by Gillett & Johnston in 1931 Year of latest technical information source is 2004
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
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 MB.
This page was built from the database on 15-Jun-07 based on textual data last updated on 2007/06/14 and on technical data last updated on 2002/01/04
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