GREENWICH : USA - CT

*Location:

   Christ Episcopal Church
   East Putnam Avenue, near Old Church Road
   Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
   LL: N 41.03639, W 73.61867
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*Player:

   Geoffrey Silver, Interim Dir. of Music

*Contact:

   Christ Church
   254 East Putnam Avenue
   Greenwich, CT  06830-4871
   T: (203)869-6600
   E: musicdept@christchurchgreenwich.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Also a separate tolling bell.
   Mar.2010: Bells and chimestand removed
   from tower by Verdin for tuning and
   restoration.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1913
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 1997

*Links:

The church Website has a small photo of the building on the home page; it can be clicked for a larger version.  But there is no mention of the chime.

News article, with 7 photos, on removal of the bells for tuning and restoration of the manual keyboard.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) 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 26-Jan-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2011/12/26
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/08/01


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