Trinity Chimes


   Trinity Chapel
   Evangelical Reformed Church (UCC)
   West Church Street, near Market Street
   Frederick, Maryland, USA
   LL: N 39.41532, W 77.41129
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   George T. Schroeder, Jr.


   Evangelical Reformed Church
   15 West Church Street
   Frederick, MD  21701-5408
   T: (301)662-2762




   Tenor formerly swung.
   Transmission modernized to short
   keystroke; keys labelled with actual
   pitches; hold-down swivel for flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     E F#  /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1893
     with bells made by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992


On the church Website, Trinity Chapel is pictured in the upper left corner.  In the upper right corner is a picture of the present main building of the church, which has a single bell in the left (west) cupola.  The page about "Who We Are" has a better picture of the tower of Trinity Chapel, and mentions the chime.

Building description from Emporis Buildings (no photos as of Aug.'07)
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

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 MD.


   This page was built from the database on 16-Aug-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/08/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2000/09/16

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