LOWELL - STA : USA - MA

*Location:

   St.Anne's Episcopal Church
   Kirk & Merrimack Streets
   Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
   LL: N 42.64611, W 71.31155
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*Player:

   Ryan Boucher
   T: (978)221-4469

*Contact:

   St.Anne's Church
   8 Kirk Street
   Lowell, MA  01852-1005
   T: (978)452-2150   F: (978)452-8172
   E: stanneslowell@aol.com
      office/@/ stanneslowell DOTorg

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Tenor swings within the bell frame.
   Added semitones are sharp 5th (rare!)
   and flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D#F   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1857
     with bells made by Jones       
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2013
*Links:

The church Website) has a picture of the bell tower in the lower left corner of the home page.  There is a page about the bells, with two photos taken in the belfry.  The History page ends in 1847, and so does not mention these bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Jones 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  4-Jan-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/01/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/08/05
*Photos:

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