First Congregational Church (UCC)
   Poyntz & North Juliette Avenues
   Manhattan, Kansas, USA
   LL: N 39.17958, W 96.56710
*Former location (1925-2007):
   First Presbyterian Church
   South Boston Avenue between 7th & 8th
   Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
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   Sean Weston


   First Congregational Church
   700 Poyntz Avenue
   Manhattan, KS  66502-6053
   T: 785-537-7006


   Before and after every Sunday service;
   before Thursday evening Taize service.


   Tower tubes by Deagan; added semitone
   is flat 7th.  Original independent
   keyboard apparently lost in 1960s
   renovation of Tulsa organ; then played
   by home-made pushbutton control boxes
   in two locations.  Donated by the
   Tulsa church on their acquisition of a
   set of conventional bells;
   refurbished for this installation by
   Top Rung Tower Chime Service (Wm. Pugh).

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard (from organ) 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 1925
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nI    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2009

The church Website has a photo of the building on the History 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 KS.
Index to all tower bell instruments in KS.

   This page was built from the database on 19-Aug-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/08/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2009/06/15

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