NORTHAMPTON - 2 : USA - MA

*Location:

   Mendenhall Center for the Performing
     Arts
   Smith College
   Green Street
   Northampton, Massachusetts, USA
   LL: N 42.31606, W 72.63938
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*Ringers' contact(s):

   Sarah A. McElhone Moriarty '72
   Information Technology
   Stoddard 35
   Smith College
   Northampton, MA  01063
   W: (413)585-2128
   E: smoriart/@/smith DOTedu

      Verify the current ringers' contact(s) at the NAGCR Website.

*Contact:

   James Henle
   Clark Science Center
   Smith College
   Northampton, MA  01063
   W: (413)585-3867   F: (413)585-3786
   Cell: (413)218-4910
   E: jhenle/@/smith DOTedu
   - or -
   Office of the President
   Smith College
   Northampton, MA  01063
   T: (413)585-2100
   - or -
   Main Switchboard: (413)584-2700

*Schedule:

   Practice Mon & Wed, 5-7pm; visitors
   welcome, but please check in advance.

*Technical data:

   Ring of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1968
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
*Links:

The college Website has a page about these bells.
There is also a ringers' blog.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American rings by pitch/weight.
Ranking among all North American rings by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American rings by year of completion.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).

Index to all tower bell instruments in MA including the carillon in College Hall.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  2-May-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/04/24
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/01/16
*Photos:

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