St.John's Episcopal Church
   Park and Fairfield Avenues
   Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
   LL: N 41.17502, W 73.19901
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   St.John's Episcopal Church
   768 Fairfield Avenue
   Bridgeport, CT  06604-3701
   T: (203)335-2528




   Tower tubes by U.S.Tubular Bell Co.;
   added semitones sharp 4th & flat 7th
   played from loose-rope chiming rack.
   Electropneumatic action added below the
   chiming rack by an organbuilder,
   either c.1925 or in 1955, with indepen-
   dent electric keyboard transposing
   to G; no longer works.

*Technical data:

   Chime with Ellacombe stand of 12 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     F C   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1892
     with tubular bells made by USTubular   
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007


On the church Website, the background photo for the home page includes the stair turret on the side of the bell tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of its maker.

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

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


   This page was built from the database on 26-Aug-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/06/30
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/06/30

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