BANGOR : USA - ME

*Location:

   First Universalist Church
   Park Street at Penobscot Street
   Bangor, Maine, USA
   LL: N 44.80405, W 68.77029
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*Player:

   Carolyn K. Ziffer
   T: (207)990-1729

*Contact:

   Unitarian Universalist Society
     of Bangor
   *parcel:
     120 Park Street
     Bangor, ME  04402
   *postal:
     PO Box 1129
     Bangor, ME  04402-1129
   T: (207)947-7009   F: (207)947-2217
   E: uubangor@aol.com
   - or -
   Kay Gardner, Music Director
   E: evenkeel@hypernet.com

*Schedule:

   Every Sunday

*Remarks:

   Added semitone is flat 7th.
   Uncertain which tower holds chime.

*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
   Year of latest technical information source is 2002

*Links:

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 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.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 19-Sep-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/09/14
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/05/31


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