SALINA : USA - KS

*Location:

   Christ Episcopal Cathedral
   South 8th Street between
     West Iron and West Walnut Streets
   Salina, Kansas, USA
   LL: N 38.83946, W 97.61196
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Christ Cathedral
   138 South 8th Street
   Salina, KS  67401-2808
   T: (785)827-4440

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original chimestand (refurbished) is
   on display in parish hall.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  4 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    NONE  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1997
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen       
   Prior history:
     In 1966, the keyboard was replaced with electric action
       by an unknown maker
     In 1906, the instrument was begun with 11 bells
       by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The Cathedral Website has two sketches of the building (one at the top of the page and a different one near the bottom(, but no information about the bells.  An earlier version of the Website had this photo.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in KS.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 13-Oct-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/10/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2003/07/06


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