SYDNEY - D : AUSTRALIA

*Location:

   St.John's Darlinghurst Anglican Church
   Darlinghurst Road at Tewkesbury Avenue
   Darlinghurst,
     Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
   LL: S 33.87716, E 151.22109
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*Player:

   Laurie Alexander, Verger
   E: laurie2027@hotmail.com

*Contact:

   St.John Church Office
   *parcel:
     120 Darlinghurst Road
     Sydney  NSW 2010
   *postal:
     PO Box 465
     Kings Cross  NSW 1340
   T: (02) 9360-6844   F: (02)9360-1759
   E: secretary@stjohnsanglican.org.au

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Tubular bells by Harrington, England;
   range B,C diatonic to E plus F#,Bb;
   made in 1888, and installed in 1889.
   Five notes also used for clock.

*Technical data:

   Chime with Ellacombe stand of 13 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is B  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     B E   /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1889
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007

*Links:

The churh Website has no depiction of the building and no mention of this chime.

A YouTube video of the playing of this chime is just one of a large number recorded by the player.  Others include a variety of hymn tunes, tours of the tower and belfry, etc.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of its maker.

Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).

Index to all tower tube instruments in AU.
Index to all tower bell instruments in AU.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 31-Dec-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/11/12
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/09/10


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