HINSDALE : USA - IL

*Location:

   The Union Church of Hinsdale (UCC)
   (formerly Congregational Church)
   East 3rd and South Garfield Streets
   Hinsdale, Illinois, USA
   LL: N 41.80024, W 87.92678
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*Player:

   Michael Surratt,
     Director of Music Ministries
   T: (630)323-5515
   E: msurratt@uchinsdale.org

*Contact:

   Union Church
   137 South Garfield Street
   Hinsdale, IL  60521-4298
   T: (630)323-4303   F: (630)323-4407
   E: union@uchinsdale.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitone is flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     F F   /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   There is no practice console
   The present keyboard was installed in 1958
     by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1902, the complete instrument was installed
       with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website has no photos of the building and no information about the chime.

A photo (156KB) of the church

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.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 10-Nov-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/11/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/01/15


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