First Baptist Church
   Burrard Street at Nelson
   Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
   LL: N 49.28150, W 123.12616
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   First Baptist Church
   969 Burrard Street
   Vancouver, BC  V6Z 1Y1
   T: (604)683-8441   F: (604)683-8410


   Sundays before 11:00 service
   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters


   Tower tubes by Deagan; survived 1931
   fire which destroyed sanctuary;
   added semitone is flat 7th.
   Restored by Michael Williamson c.1986.
   2021: Removed from tower during seismic
   upgrade, and restored by Top Rung.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 10 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     F G   /    NONE
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1922
     with tubular bells made by Deagan
   Auxiliary mechanisms: Q4H
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005

The church Website has a small photo of the building on the History page, but doesn't mention this chime.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the J.C.Deagan Company.

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

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

   This page was built from the database on 24-Oct-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/08/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/07/14

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