WALLINGFORD - C : USA - CT

*Location:

   Seymour St.John Chapel
     (was Choate Chapel)
   Choate Rosemary Hall
     (formerly Choate School)
   Curtis Avenue at North Elm Street
   Wallingford, Connecticut, USA
   LL: N 41.45683, W 72.81311
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*Player:

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*Contact:

   Choate Rosemary Hall
   333 Christian Street
   Wallingford, CT  06492-3800
   T: (203)697-2000
   - or -
   Chaplain Allyson Brundige
   T: (203)697-2012
   E: abrundige@choate.edu

*Schedule:

   For special services.

*Remarks:

   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters,
   from Seth Thomas tower clock.
   Choate School merged with Rosemary
   Hall in 1981; chapel renamed in 1998.
   Restored by Meeks, Watson & Co., 2005,
   with new steel frame & radial action.

*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 G   /    F A# 4
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1925
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Auxiliary mechanisms: Q4    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007
*Links:

The school Website the home page sometimes shows the chapel tower, with the chime clearly visible.  To find information about the chapel, click About Choate, then Maps & Directions, then Building Pages; scroll down to the name of the chapel, then click "More on this item"

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-Jul-16
   based on textual data last updated on 2016/07/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/05/04
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