MALDEN : USA - MA

*Location:

   First Baptist Church of Malden (ABC)
   Main and Salem Streets
   Malden, Massachusetts, USA
   LL: N 42.42755, W 71.06682
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   First Baptist Church
   493 Main Street
   Malden, MA  02148-5168
   T: (781)324-2745
   E: fbcmaldenma@cs.com
      fbcmalden@verizon.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Electrified in 1950s; not known
   whether chimestand remains in tower.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is down 1 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     F G   /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1915
     with bells made by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 1997

*Links:

The church Website has a small photo of the building (clickable for a larger version) on the About Us page.  In the Guided Tour section is a page about the bells; click each small photo to see a larger version with accompanying text.

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  3-Sep-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/02/12


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