Trinity Cathedral (formerly Trinity Episcopal Church) N. Second Street at E. St.John Street San Jose, California, USA LL: N 37.33793, W 121.89078
Trinity Cathedral Bell Ringers c/o Trinity Cathedral 81 North Second Street San Jose, CA 95113-1282 T: (408)293-7953 F: (408)293-4993 E: email@example.com
Julie Pifer 1519 Cherry Avenue San Jose, CA 95125 H: (408)293-3738 W: (408)293-7953 F: (408)394-7133 - or - Sue Ellen Hobart
Before & after 10am Sunday service
First 5 bells by Meneely, West Troy (Watervliet), 1879 & 1880, with 9-note chimestand (D-diatonic-A used); present bourdon and 4th added (and old 3d, now sharp 4th, retuned) in 1905 by same maker. Bourdon swings. 2013: bells removed for tuning; 2016: new bells cast; new steel frame; new console will have space for expansion to 43 bells.
Traditional carillon of 24 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. There is no practice console The instrument was enlarged in 2016 with 6 bells made by Meeks,Watson Prior history: In 1976, the instrument was enlarged to 18 bells by Petit & Fritsen (9 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1960, the instrument was enlarged to 9 bells by Petit & Fritsen (2 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: W1 Tower details: Height of console: 4 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 17 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 17 meters above ground Belfry openness: 80% Year of latest technical information source is 2016
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