The Conklin Memorial Chimes
Southwest tower First United Methodist Church North Church and West North Streets Decatur, Illinois, USA LL: N 39.84423, W 88.95795
First Methodist Church 201 West North Street Decatur, IL 62522-2221 T: (217)423-9711 F: (217)423-5025 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Seldom played because of fears for the tower structure.
Added semitones: flat 7th & sharp 4th. Electrified 1960, chimestand removed. (Both front towers and the north tower are empty.)
Electric-keyboard chime of 11 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: C D / NONE There are two added semitones There is no practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1910 with bells made by McShane Year of latest technical information source is 2001
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane 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 31-Dec-09 based on textual data last updated on 2009/12/28 and on technical data last updated on 2001/01/15
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