MISHAWAKA : USA - IN

*Location:

   First United Methodist Church
   Church & Third Streets
   Mishawaka, Indiana, USA
   LL: N 41.65985, W 86.17892
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*Player:

   Phillip A. Geerligs
   715 East 18th Street
   Mishawaka, IN  46544-5606
   H: (574)259-6788   W: (574)259-2738

*Contact:

   First Methodist Church
   201 East Third Street
   Mishawaka, IN  46544-2040
   T: (574)255-4707   F: (574)255-4797
   E: info@fumcom.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Listed in bellfounder's records as
   Memorial Methodist Church.
   Added semitones: sharp 4th & flat 7th.
   Bass bell formerly swung by rope.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  1 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     D#F   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1912
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 1996

*Links:

The church Website includes a picture of the tower on the home page.  The History page incorrectly describes the chime as a "carillon".

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) 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 IN.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 17-Nov-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/11/15
   and on technical data last updated on 1996/11/29


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