NEW ORLEANS - HN : USA - LA

*Location:

   Holy Name of Jesus Church (RC)
   6367 St.Charles Avenue, 
     at Audubon Park 
   New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
   LL: N 29.93449, W 90.12218
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*Player:

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*Contact:

   Holy Name of Jesus Parish Center 
   6220 LaSalle Place 
   New Orleans, LA  70118-6236 
   T: (504)865-7430   F: (504)866-3391 
   E: holyname@hnjchurch.org

*Schedule:

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*Remarks:

   Associated with Loyola University. 
   Chimestand in shambles, original trans-
   mission disconnected in belfry; 
   but is restorable.  Freestanding 
   electric keyboard in balcony. 
   Added semitones sharp 4th and flat 7th.
   Parish also has original bell (1892),
   by Henry Stuckstede of St.Louis.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 13 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C#F#  /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1921
     with bells made by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the tower on the home page.  The History PDF does not mention these bells.

An architectural tour around the building has several unusual photos.  If you have a high-speed Internet connection, it is worth the time to go through all the pages of the tour.

Building photos from Emporis Buildings
(See also our Emporis Advice.)

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane 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 LA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 29-Mar-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/03/29
   and on technical data last updated on 2003/06/08


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