William Goodell Frost Memorial Chimes
Phelps Stokes Chapel Berea College Chestnut Street (US Hwy.25) near Ellipse Street Berea, Kentucky, USA LL: N 37.57155, W 84.29232
Berea College Berea, KY 40404 T: (859)985-3000
Cambridge (Westminster) quarters
Memorial to an early president of the College. Added semitone is flat 7th. Electric keyboard was near organ console in main auditorium. Derelict chimestand remains in tower. 2007: A 1927 Meneely chimestand (ex P.Price) has been acquired from Bill De Turk for use in renovation. 2008: Rehung by Meeks, Watson & Co., with new clappers and action, and added electric quarter strike.
Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 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 There is no practice console The present keyboard was installed in 2008 by the maker cited in Remarks above Prior history: In 1917, the complete instrument was installed with bells made by Meneely/Troy Year of latest technical information source is 2008
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) 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 KY, including the 56-bell carillon (-2) on the same campus.
This page was built from the database on 19-Mar-12 based on textual data last updated on 2012/03/17 and on technical data last updated on 2008/11/14
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