St.Mary of the Visitation Church (RC) (aka St.Mary of the Assumption) East Jefferson and North Linn Streets Iowa City, Iowa, USA LL: N 41.66271, W 91.53189
Charles L. Brungardt E: brunchman/@/mchsi DOTcom
St.Mary's Parish Office 302 East Jefferson Street Iowa City, IA 52245-2137 T: (319)337-4314 F: (319)337-8551 - or - F. Richard Lalor [church historian] 122 North 7th Avenue Iowa City, IA 52245-3302 H: (319)338-1804 E: email@example.com
Briefly at 10 and 5 minutes before most Sunday services; Angelus at noon and 6pm. 6am Angelus and ting-tang quarters were discontinued long ago, but equipment remains.
Made by Henry Stuckstede & Co., St.Louis, MO; includes A# by Francis Mayer, St.Louis, MO (1854) and F# by Jones & Co., Troy, NY (1867); those two & the Stuckstede bourdon originally swung; added semitones are flat 7th, sharp octave, sharp 4th and its octave. Electrified (and chimestand removed) by Verdin in 1941 using most of chime action (reorganized); keyboard 2 octaves C-C.
Electric-keyboard chime of 17 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C#A# / NONE There are four added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1885 by the maker cited in Remarks above Auxiliary mechanisms: nCW3HQ Tower details: Height of console: 5 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 19 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 22 meters above ground Belfry openness: 40% Year of latest technical information source is 2000*Links:
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