Fountain Street Church (non-denom.) (was Fountain Street Baptist Church) Fountain Street at Bostwick Avenue NE Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA LL: N 42.96521, W 85.66713
Fountain Street Church 24 Fountain Street NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3191 T: (616)459-8386 F: (616)459-4809 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
First six bells (all swinging) were installed in 1976, replacing a 14-tube Deagan tower chime installed in 1923 by Roy Lofink (see -F/1). Electric keyboard disconnected and lost in recent renovation of organ; tape player system inoperable; two of the six swingers inoperable.
Chime-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 8 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is E in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- There are no added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1978 with bells made by Petit & Fritsen Year of latest technical information source is 2005
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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 MI.
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