NEW HAVEN - TCG : USA - CT

*Location:

   Trinity Church on the Green (Episcopal)
   Chapel & Temple Streets
   New Haven, Connecticut, USA
   LL: N 41.30694, W 72.92697
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*Player:

   R. Walden Moore, Organist & Choirmaster
   E: music@trinitynewhaven.org

*Contact:

   Trinity Church on the Green
   152 Temple Street, Suite 301
   New Haven, CT  06510-2608
   T: (203)624-3101   F: (203)624-2412
   E: trinity.church@snet.net

*Schedule:

  (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original semitone was flat 7th;
   expansion added treble and sharp 4th, with
   electrification by Verdin; chimestand
   disconnected but remains in tower.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D#G   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   There is no practice console
   The instrument was enlarged in 1951
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Prior history:
     In 1887, the instrument was begun with 10 bells
       by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 1974
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website has a fine photo of the building, but says nothing about these bells.

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 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 25-Sep-06
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/06/30
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/01/07


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