GAINESVILLE : USA - GA

*Location:

   First United Methodist Church
   Thompson Bridge Road NE (Hwy.60)
     at Dunlap Road
   Gainesville, Georgia, USA
   LL: N 34.34712, W 83.85129
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*Player:

   Sam Marley, Director of Music
   E: smarley3@hotmail.com
      smarley@gfumc.com

*Contact:

   First Methodist Church
   2780 Thompson Bridge Road NE
   Gainesville, GA  30506-1636
   T: (770)536-2341
   E: gerthurman@aol.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 24 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1987
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991

*Links:

The church Website (alternate URL here) opens with an animated logo of bells, overlaid with a drawing of the bell tower; a small photo of the bell tower may appear beside it.  The Facilities page (under About) has a photo which includes the bell tower.  But these bells are not mentioned anywhere.

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

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons 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 2007/04/20
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/17


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