AUGUSTA - STP : USA - GA

*Location:

   St.Paul's Episcopal Church
   Reynolds & 6th Streets
   Augusta, Georgia, USA
   LL: N 33.47582, W 81.96127
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*Player:

   Keith Shafer, Director of Music
   E: kshafer@saintpauls.org

*Contact:

   St.Paul's Church
   605 Reynolds Street
   Augusta, GA  30901-1431
   T: (706)724-2485   F: (706)724-0904
   E: mailbox@saintpauls.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Electrified by Vanbergen when enlarged.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard (from organ) chime of 14 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1986
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1923, the instrument was begun with 11 bells
       by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 2002
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the bell tower.  A panorama on the Church Tours page gives a better view, but it won't stand still.  The chime is mentioned on the Music page.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard 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 GA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/12/27
   and on technical data last updated on 2009/12/10


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