HONG KONG - STA : CHINA - HK

*Location:

   St.Andrew's Church (Anglican)
   Nathan Road, near Hillwood Road
   Kowloon, Hong Kong Island, China
   LL: N 22.30207, E 114.17235
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Andrew's Church
   138 Nathan Road
   Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
   T: 2367-1478  F: 2367-6562
   E: standrew@pacific.net.hk

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Tower tubes by Harrington,
   played from taut-rope rack.

*Technical data:

   Chime with Ellacombe stand of  8 tubular 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 1906
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 2009

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the present church tower (without spire - see Our Church) and an old photo of the tower as originally built (with spire - see Our History).

YouTube videos of the chime being played:   #1,   #2.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of its maker.

Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).

Index to all tower tube instruments in the world.
Index to all tower bell instruments in HK.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  3-Mar-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/11/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2009/11/25


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