DANBURY - STPE : USA - CT

*Location:

   St.Peter's Catholic Church
   Main Street at Center Street
   Danbury, Connecticut, USA
   LL: N 41.39196, W 73.44901
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Peter's Rectory
   104 Main Street
   Danbury, CT  06810-7833
   T: (203)743-2707   F: (203)794-1928
   E: geedmurphy@aol.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Renovated in 1947 by Joe Duffy;
   possibly electrified then.
   Rehung in 2001 by The New England
   Bellmen, with new keyboard and
   automatic controls.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  3 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C#F   /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1889
     with bells made by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001

*Links:

A Diocesan page about Danbury parishes has a photo of the building (the last one on the page).

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane 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 CT.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 29-Aug-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/08/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/07/20


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