MIDDLETOWN - HT : USA - CT

*Location:

   Church of the Holy Trinity (Episcopal)
   381 Main Street
   Middletown, Connecticut, USA
   LL: N 41.56115, W 72.65074
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*Player:

   Diane Reid
   6 North Maple Street
   East Hampton, CT  06424
   T: (860)267-2825
   E: ronald.reid@snet.net

*Contact:

   Holy Trinity Church
   Box 187
   Middletown, CT  06457-0176
   T: (860)347-2591   F: (860)347-9187
   E: office@holytrinityct.org
   E: maggiemin@aol.com  [Rector]
   - or -
   Michael Fazio, Director of Music
   E: mikefazio@austinorgans.com

*Schedule:

   Sunday 0945-1000

*Remarks:

   Added semitones are sharp 4th (which
   predates the chime, and was made by
   Meneely/Watervliet) and flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     F F   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1902
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy (except for 1)
   Year of latest technical information source is 1997

*Links:

The church Website has a Music Ministry page which includes a section about the chime and a photo of the chimer at work.  The About Us page has a photo of the building, which shows part of the bell tower.

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 18-Oct-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/10/16
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/01/23


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