Gordon Stearns Memorial Carillon
First Church of Christ, Congregational South Main Street, in town center West Hartford, Connecticut, USA LL: N 41.76105, W 72.74164
Virginia Vocelli 77 Bonny View Road West Hartford, CT 06107-3402 H: (860)521-6147 W: (860)673-9712 E: GVocelli@comcast.net
First Church of Christ 12 South Main Street West Hartford, CT 06107-2046 T: (860)233-9605 F: (860)232-8183
Sundays throughout the year; summer series with guest recitalists.
Original two-octave practice keyboard no longer exists. The enlargement of 1985 was done by Tim Hurd.
Traditional carillon of 50 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave Transposition is up one octave Keyboard range: A#C / A#C 26 There is one missing bass semitone There is no practice console The instrument was enlarged in 1985 with bells made by Whitechapel Prior history: In 1969, the instrument was begun with 24 bells with bells made by Whitechapel No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details: Height of console: 17 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: (unknown) Height of highest level of bells: (unknown) Belfry openness: % Year of latest technical information source is 2006
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