SPRINGFIELD - HPC : USA - MA

*Location:

   Hillcrest Park Cemetery
   Parker Street opposite Vann Street
   Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
   LL: N 42.12898, W 72.49278
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*Player:

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*Contact:

   Hillcrest Park Cemetery
   895 Parker Street
   Springfield, MA  01129
   T: (413)782-2311

*Schedule:

  (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells cast 1936.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is B  in the bass octave
   Transposition is down 1 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    C --  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1937
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Year of latest technical information source is 1963

*Links:

A vintage postcard has the "Chime Tower" in the background.

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

Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by year of completion.

Other small carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in MA.

Index to all tower bell instruments in MA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  7-Sep-06
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/09/07
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/05/09


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