HYDE PARK : USA - MA

*Location:

   Church of the Most Precious Blood (RC)
   Maple and Oak Streets
   Hyde Park, Massachusetts, USA
   LL: N 42.25510, W 71.12259
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*Contact:

   St.Pius X - Most Precious Blood
   43 Maple Street
   Hyde Park, MA  02136
   T: (617)333-0401   F: (617)333-0191
   E: ppnmpb@aol.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Three swinging bells are do,mi,sol;
   added semitone is flat 7th;
   year assumed from testimonial date.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D#D#  /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1883
     with bells made by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 1888

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the building, and a brief history.

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 23-Dec-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/11/14
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/12/15


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