LAKE CHARLES : USA - LA

*Location:

   First Presbyterian Church (PCUSA)
   Second Avenue at 11th Street
   Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA
   LL: N 30.21469, W 93.19836
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   First Presbyterian Church
   1801 Second Avenue
   Lake Charles, LA  70601-6431
   T: (337)433-4667
   - or -
   Leonard Knapp
   PO Box 1665
   Lake Charles, LA  70602
   T: (337)439-1700
   E: knapplk@bellsouth.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  5 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    NONE  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1954
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 1970

*Links:

The church's home page has a photo of the building, but it doesn't show the tower.  There is no information about the bells, the history of the church, or personnel.

Where 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 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 LA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Jan-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2011/12/26
   and on technical data last updated on 1975/07/20


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