The Dana-Barton Carillon
St.Mark's Episcopal Church Oenoke Ridge at Gerrish Lane New Canaan, Connecticut, USA LL: N 41.15234, W 73.49859
Marietta Storm Douglas (A) 8 South Street Cos Cob, CT 06807-1618 H: (203)625-9449 W: (914)732-4427 E: Mlette_97@yahoo.com
St.Mark's Church 111 Oenoke Ridge New Canaan, CT 06840-4105 T: (203)966-4515 F: (203)966-0439 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Before & after Sunday services; summer series 1930 Tue in July (guests)
Two swinging bells are keyboard D and F, and are below the keyboard level; playing & practice keyboards were made in Princeton. Meneely chime was probably in tower of the previous church building on West Street (dates not known); 5 of its bells (G#,A#,C#,D#,F) are now in the Priory Church of Saint Mary and Saint Louis, Saint Louis Abbey, Mason Road, Town and Country, St.Louis County, Missouri, where they were installed under the supervision of Prof. Arthur Bigelow.
Traditional carillon of 30 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is up 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C G / C F There are two missing bass semitones There is a practice console The instrument was enlarged in 1965 with 10 bells made by Paccard Prior history: In 1962, the instrument was begun with 20 bells made by Paccard (20 bells remain from that work.) In 1948, a complete instrument of 13 bells was installed made by Meneely/Wvlt (0 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: S2 Tower details: Height of console: 25 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 22 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 33 meters above ground Belfry openness: 95% Year of latest technical information source is 1991
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