Trinity Singing Tower Trinity United Methodist Church Sumner Avenue at Kenwood Terrace Springfield, Massachusetts, USA LL: N 42.08478, W 72.56222
Becky Rosendahl Isaacson, (A) Choir Director and Organist H: (413)567-7659 W: (413)734-1623 E: Becky@TrinitySpringfield.org - and - Al Isaacson E: AQIsaacson@aol.com
Trinity Methodist Church 361 Sumner Avenue Springfield, MA 01108-2309 T: (413)737-5311 F: (413)781-4083
Sundays before 1030 worship service; Thursdays at 7pm in July (guests)
Originally had one octave (12 notes) of doubled trebles (total 60 bells); all disconnected by 1948, but the bells remain in the frame (the only such set remaining in the world). Also surviving but disconnected is the original Aeolian electro-pneumatic player system - the only such system remaining in North America.
Traditional carillon of 48 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A in the bass octave Transposition is down 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / C C 24 There is one missing bass semitone There is an identical practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1928 with bells made by Taylor No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1970*Links:
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