PORT-AU-PRINCE : HAITI

*Location:

   Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
     (Ste.Trinite)
   Ave.Mgr.Guilloux and Rue Pavée
   Port-au-Prince, Haiti
   LL: N 18.5468, W 72.3388
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Eglise Episcopale d'Haiti
   BP 1309
   Port-au-Prince
   T: (509)257-8116
   E: epihaiti@hotmail.com
      epihaiti@egliseepiscopaledhaiti.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Presumed destroyed in the earthquake
   of Jan.2010

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 15 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1960
     with bells made by Taylor      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2010
*Links:

Photos of the building before and after the earthquake - totally collapsed.

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

Ranking among all Central and South American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Central and South American chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Central and South American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in HT.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/01/26
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/01/26
*Photos:

(none available)


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