West tower
   First Universalist Church
   Park Street at Penobscot Street
   Bangor, Maine, USA
   LL: N 44.80405, W 68.77029
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   Rissa Moore
   T: (207)866-4315
   Robin Wood
   LyAnn Grogan
   John Arimond


   Unitarian Universalist Society
     of Bangor
   120 Park Street
   Bangor, ME  04401
   T: (207)947-7009   F: (207)947-2217
   - or -
   Molly Webster, Music Director


   Every Sunday


   Added semitone is flat 7th.
   Clock in east tower, with cables to
   west tower for hour strike.
   Clock maintained by Peter Rioux.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave
   Transposition is down 1 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     G A   /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1919
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2002

The church Website opens with a photo of the building and one tower, but does not mention the bells.  A sketch of the building appears on the "Chalice & Chimes" page, where an article about a chime concert can be found in the Dec.2019 issue.

Video about the chime, including photos of keyboard, bells and building

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) 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 ME.

   This page was built from the database on 18-Jan-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/01/14
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/05/31

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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