"America" Tower First Baptist Church in Newton (ABC) Beacon Street at Center Street Newton Center, Massachusetts, USA LL: N 42.32966, W 71.19536
Sean Redrow, Music Director E: firstname.lastname@example.org
First Baptist Church in Newton (ABC) 848 Beacon Street Newton Center, MA 02459-1801 T: (617)244-2997 E: email@example.com - or - E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bells are a memorial to Rev.Samuel F. Smith, minister here 1842-54 and the author of "America".
Traditional chime (chimestand) of 11 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is down 1 semitone(s) Keyboard range: E -- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. The instrument was enlarged in 1917 with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt Prior history: In 1898, the instrument was begun with 10 bells by Meneely/Wvlt Year of latest technical information source is 2012
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the
Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) 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.
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