WALTHAM : USA - MA

*Location:

   Beth Eden Baptist Church (ABC)
   Maple Street, west of Moody Street
   Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
   LL: N 42.36790, W 71.23862
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*Player:

   Dr. Milton F. Boyle, Jr.

*Contact:

   Beth Eden Baptist Church
   84 Maple Street
   Waltham, MA  02453-4438
   T: (781)899-4674   F: (781)891-7494
   E: minister@bethedenbaptist.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitones: sharp 4th, flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is down 1 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     F G   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1916
     with bells made by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001

*Links:

The church Website opens with a photo of the building, with bells clearly visible in the tower.  The History page describes the clock and bells.

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 29-Aug-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/08/28
   and on technical data last updated on 1993/01/01


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