SHREVEPORT - STM : USA - LA

*Location:

   St.Mark's Episcopal Cathedral
     (was St.Mark's Church until 1991)
   Fairfield Avenue at Rutherford Street
   Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
   LL: N 32.48301, W 93.74931
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*Contact:

   St.Mark's Cathedral
   908 Rutherford Street
   Shreveport, LA  71104-4246
   T: (318)221-3360
   E: communications@stmarkscathedral.net

*Schedule:

   (Awaiting installation)

*Remarks:

   To be cast and installed in 2009.
   Added semitones are sharp 4th and its
   octave, flat 7th and sharp octave.
   Incorporates a ring of 8 in Ab.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 17 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are four added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2009
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008

*Links:

The Cathedral Website has a small B/W photo of the tower on the History page.  The planned chime/ring is not yet mentioned.

A diocesan page has a photo of the Cathedral and its bell tower, with contact information.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel 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 22-Aug-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/08/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/08/02


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