First Baptist Church (ABC)
   Ontario Street at Oak Park Avenue
   Oak Park, Illinois, USA
   LL: N 41.89036, W 87.79514
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   John Hyndman, Building Manager
     and Handbell Director
   E: jjhmagic@sbcglobal.net


   First Baptist Church
   820 Ontario Street
   Oak Park, IL  60302-2027
   T: (708)848-4070
   E: firstbaptist820@sbcglobal.net




   Tower tubes by Deagan;
   added semitone is flat 7th.
   Keyboard is near organ console.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 10 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     F G   /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1922
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008

The church Website has a photo of the building on several pages.  But the octagonal tower in that photo does not contain this chime.  See the more comprehensive photo on the About Us page.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the J.C.Deagan Company.

Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).

Index to all tower tube instruments in IL.
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   This page was built from the database on 18-Jul-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/04/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/05/13


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