HARTFORD - CGS : USA - CT

*Location:

   Church of the Good Shepherd (Episcopal)
   Wyllys Street at Norwich Street
   Hartford, Connecticut, USA
   LL: N 41.75753, W 72.66875
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*Player:

  (unknown)

*Contact:

   Church of the Good Shepherd
   155 Wyllys Street
   Hartford, CT  06106-1957
   T: (860)525-4289

*Schedule:

  (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitone is flat 7th.
   Bourdon recast 1902, when bells were
   rehung on new frame, and clavier was
   lowered one floor.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  1 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     F F   /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   There is no practice console
   1 bells were recast or replaced in 1902
     by Meneely/Wvlt
   Prior history:
     In 1869, the complete instrument was installed
       with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 1971
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

A photo of the church can be found on a page of baseball history.

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 CT.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 25-Sep-06
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/09/19
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/05/18


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