The McCoy Tower Bells
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
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 Year of latest technical information source is 2010
A photo of the tower can be found on the Website of the associated 5 Points Worship group.
from Emporis Buildings
(See also our Emporis Advice.)
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 AL.
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