St.Joseph's Cathedral (RC) Farmington Avenue, east of Sigourney St Hartford, Connecticut, USA LL: N 41.76817, W 72.69201
Ezequel Menendez, Director of Music E: email@example.com, MusicOffice@cathedralofsaintjoseph.com
St.Joseph's Cathedral 140 Farmington Avenue Hartford, CT 06105-3783 T: (860)249-8431 F: (860)249-5410 E: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Added semitones sharp 4th & flat 7th. Original chime destroyed by fire on 31 December 1956.
Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- There are two added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1961 with bells made by Petit & Fritsen Prior history: In 1914, the instrument was begun with 10 bells by Meneely/Troy (0 bells remain from that work.) Year of latest technical information source is 2002
Photo of the building, with mention of the bells
from Emporis Buildings
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Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the
Meneely (Troy) bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
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.
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 2002/04/09
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