First Baptist Church 
   Burrard Street at Nelson 
   Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


   (Church volunteers)


   First Baptist Church 
   969 Burrard Street 
   Vancouver, BC  V6Z 1Y1 
   T: (604)683-8441   F: (604)683-8410 


   Sundays before 11:00 service


   Tower tubes by Deagan; survived 1931 
   fire which destroyed sanctuary; 
   added semitone is flat 7th. 
   Restored by Michael Williamson c.1986.

*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      
   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 26-Sep-05
   based on textual data last updated on 2005/07/14
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/07/14

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