SAN FRANCISCO - STP : USA - CA

*Location:

   St.Patrick's Catholic Church
   756 Mission Street,
     between 3rd & 4th Streets
   San Francisco, California, USA
   LL: N 37.78542, W 122.40336
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Patrick's Church
   756 Mission Street
   San Francisco, CA  94103-3113
   T: (415)421-3730   F: (415)512-9730
   E: apodios@aol.com
   - or -
   Steve Repasky
   E: jsrepasky@sbcglobal.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original chime destroyed by earthquake
   and fire in 1906.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1914
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Prior history:
     In 1874, the instrument was begun with 10 bells
       by Meneely/Wvlt
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the building, which is clickable to see an even larger version.  But there is no information about the bells.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) 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 CA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/01/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2004/08/16


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