WASHINGTON - CE : USA - DC

*Location:

   Church of the Epiphany (Episcopal)
   1317 G Street, NW
   Washington, D.C., USA
   LL: N 38.89851, W 77.03051
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*Player:

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*Contact:

   Church of the Epiphany
   1317 G Street, NW
   Washington, DC  20005-3165
   T: (202)347-2635   F: (202)347-7621
   E: info@epiphanydc.org

*Schedule:

   At the hour and for special occasions.

*Remarks:

   Old chimestand remains in tower,
   accessible via vertical iron ladder. 

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 15 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1922
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 1997

*Links:

The church Website has no photo of the building, though there is a distorted photo of the bell tower on one of the Music pages.  Two Music pages mention the "historic chime of bells" in this, the only remaining pre-Civil War church in downtown Washington.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) 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 DC.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Jan-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2011/12/26
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/08/08


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