James Carter Memorial Chime
St.James Episcopal Cathedral (formerly St.James P.E. Church) North Wabash Avenue & East Huron Street Chicago, Illinois, USA LL: N 41.8947, W 87.6266
Paul W. Thompson, Cathedral Carillonneur
St.James Cathedral 65 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611-2728 T: (312)787-7360 F: (312)787-9469 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cambridge (Westminster) quarters, Mon-Sat, 0900-1745; Angelus Mon-Sat 1800; played from electric keyboard for 15 minutes before & after 11am service on Sundays, and for other services which involve the Cathedral Choir.
Bells by Meneely & Kimberly; added semitone is flat 7th. Chimestand removed; electric keyboard in north transept near organ console. Restored, 1999-2000.
Electric-keyboard chime of 10 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is up 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C D / NONE There is one added semitone There is no practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1876 with bells made by Meneely/Troy Year of latest technical information source is 1993
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Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) bellfoundry.
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 IL.
This page was built from the database on 16-Feb-07 based on textual data last updated on 2007/02/14 and on technical data last updated on 1993/06/29
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