SITKA : USA - AK

*Location:

   St.Michael the Archangel
     Orthodox Cathedral (OCA)
   Lincoln Street at American Street
   Sitka, Alaska, USA
   LL: N 57.04974, W 135.33602
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Michael's Cathedral
   *parcel:
     240 Lincoln Street
     Sitka, AK  99835
   *postal:
     PO Box 697
     Sitka, AK  99835-0697
   T: (907)747-8120   F: (907)747-3707

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original bells, of unknown history,
   were destroyed by fire.

*Technical data:

   Zvon of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ZVON  /    ZVON  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1976
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2000
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The Contact page for the Cathedral has a photo of the bell tower.

Text article on restoration of this tower for bell ringing.

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 North American zvons.

Index to all tower bell instruments in AK.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 10-Nov-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/11/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/08/08


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