FREDERICK - C : USA - MD

*Location:

   Calvary United Methodist Church
   North Bentz Street at West 2nd Street
   Frederick, Maryland, USA
   LL: N 39.4166, W 77.4139
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*Contact:

   Joche Wilmot, Director of Music
   Calvary United Methodist Church
   131 West 2nd Street
   Frederick, MD  21701-5393
   T: (301)662-1464   F: (301)662-3486
   E: office@calvaryumc.org
      joche@calvaryumc.org
   - or -
   Alice Zalatoris
   H: (301)682-8828
   E: ajszalatoris@verizon.net

*Schedule:

   Practice Sunday 1400-1600

*Remarks:

   Installation completed Jul-Aug 2004

*Technical data:

   Ring of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2004
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004

*Links:

The church Website has a picture of the tower on the home page.  The planned installation of these bells was once discussed on the Feature Story page, but that has since been removed, and there seems to be no information elsewhere.

The treble bell at the foundry (76KB)

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 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 MD.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  3-Jan-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/01/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2003/11/12


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