MONTEGO BAY : JAMAICA

*Location:

   St.James Parish Church (Anglican)
   St.Claver & Church Streets
   Montego Bay, St.James, Jamaica
   LL: N 18.473, W 77.921
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   The Parish Church of St.James
   P.O. Box 808
   Montego Bay, Jamaica
   T: (876)952-2775   F: (876)952-8847

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitones are F#, A#.
   Westminster quarters can be struck
   on either E,D,C,G or B,A,G,D.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     C E   /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1959
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   Year of latest technical information source is 1979

*Links:

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Central and South American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Central and South American chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Central and South American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in JM.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 19-Sep-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/09/14
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/01/01


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