LAKE WALES - FP : USA - FL

*Location:

   First Presbyterian Church (ARPC)
   Park Avenue at North Third Street
   Lake Wales, Florida, USA
   LL: N 27.90248, W 81.58525
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   First Presbyterian Church
   16 North Third Street
   Lake Wales, FL  33853-3715
   T: (863)676-0711  F: (863)676-7793
   E: gabriel.statom@lakewalesfpc.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Slide-out one-octave keyboard is part
   of the console of Rieger organ.
   One bell has a tolling hammer with
   rope and small sally.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2000
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the building which hints at the location of the tower. But there is no mention of this chime anywhere.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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 PA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 18-Jul-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/07/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/04/16


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