MERIDEN : USA - CT

*Location:

   Holy Word Ministry
   (was The Unitarian Universalist Church
     of Meriden,
     formerly St.Paul Church, Unitarian)
   5 Norwood Street, between East Main
     and Liberty Streets
   Meriden, Connecticut, USA
   LL: N 41.53599, W 72.79665
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*Player:

   (None)

*Contact:

   Holy Word Foundation Ministry
   5 Norwood Street
   Meriden, CT  06450

*Schedule:

   (Disused)

*Remarks:

   The UU Church sold the building to
   nightclub developers in 2002, and moved
   elsewhere; the building was re-sold
   in 2006; the chime survives.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 13 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D E   /    NONE  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1894
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 1993

*Links:

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) bellfoundry.

Other chimes which qualify as mini-carillons.

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-Aug-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/08/25
   and on technical data last updated on 1993/03/23


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