OLD GREENWICH - FC : USA - CT

   The Robert Stewart Memorial Chimes

*Location:

   First Congregational Church
     of Greenwich (UCC)
   Sound Beach Avenue at Forest Avenue
   Old Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
   LL: N 41.03654, W 73.56871
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*Player:

   Dr.Craig Scott Symons, Music Director
   E: craigs/@/fccog DOTorg

*Contact:

   First Congregational Church
   108 Sound Beach Avenue
   Old Greenwich, CT  06870-1519
   T: (203)637-1791   F: (203)637-1540

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitones sharp 4th & flat 7th.
   Also a single bell from same foundry,
   1895.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard (from organ) chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     F A   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1930
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1930
*Links:

The church Website has a drawing of the building on the home page, along with a rotating series of photos, one of which shows the tower.  There is a page about the bells, with photos, inscriptions, etc.

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 19-Aug-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/08/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/08/09
*Photos:

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