NEW ORLEANS - G : USA - LA

   The Helen McLeary Dufour Memorial Chime

*Location:

   Grace Episcopal Church
   Canal Street at South Telemachus Street
   New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
   LL: N 29.97175, W 90.09705
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*Player:

   Galen Hames

*Contact:

   Grace Episcopal Church
   3700 Canal Street
   New Orleans, LA  70119-6189
   T: (504)482-5242 or -5221
   E: info@graceepiscchurch.org

*Schedule:

   For some Sunday morning and most
   Wednesday evening services.

*Remarks:

   The bass bell was installed in 1955.
   Freestanding keyboard in organ loft.
   Added semitones: keyboard F#,G#,A#,C#

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 15 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  7 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C F   /    NONE  
   There are four added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1961
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003

*Links:

On the church Website, the chime is described (and the tower is pictured) in the middle of the Building page.

A photo (46KB) of the bell tower from the southwest

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

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 LA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 10-Sep-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/07
   and on technical data last updated on 2003/06/08


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