SANTA MONICA - STA : USA - CA

*Location:

   St.Augustine by-the-Sea Church
     (Episcopal)
   4th Street between Wilshire
     Boulevard and Arizona Avenue
   Santa Monica, California, USA
   LL: N 34.01869, W 118.49749
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Augustine by-the-Sea Church
   1227 - 4th Street
   Santa Monica, CA  90401-1390
   T: (310)395-0977   F: (310)451-8960
   E: church@saint-augustine.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1970
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the building including the bell tower. A photo with a different perspective can be found on other pages. The History of the parish tells what led to the construction of the current building, but does not describe it in any detail, nor mention these bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel 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 all tower bell instruments in CA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/11/03
   and on technical data last updated on 1991/09/07


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