BOSTON - AS : USA - MA

*Location:

   All Saints Church (Episcopal)
   Ashmont Street at Bushnell Street
   Dorchester,
     Boston, Massachusetts, USA
   LL: N 42.28584, W 71.06342
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*Player:

   Jeremy Bruns, Organist and
     Master of Choristers
   T: (617)436-3520
   - or -
   Jeffry Gonyeau

*Contact:

   All Saints Church
   209 Ashmont Street
   Dorchester Center, MA  02124-3803
   T: (617)436-6370   F: (617)436-7320
   - or -
   All Saints Rectory
   240 Ashmont Street
   Boston, MA  02124-3804
   T: (617)825-8456
   E: rector@allsaints.net

*Schedule:

   Before 10am High Mass on summer Sundays

*Remarks:

   Added semitones sharp 4th & flat 7th.
   First church ever designed by
   Ralph Adams Cram.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1923
     with bells made by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 1997

*Links:

The church Website opens with a building photo which unfortunately does not show all of the tower.  The extensive virtual tour (which is also a history of the building) does not mention the bells.

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 MA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 29-Aug-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/08/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/03/21


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