Payson Memorial Chimes
South tower Chapel Bowdoin College Campus Road Brunswick, Maine, USA LL: N 43.90837, W 69.96206
Don Borkowski, Facilities Management T: (207)725-3947 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bowdoin College Brunswick, ME 04011 T: (207)725-3000 [switchboard] - or - Information Center T: (207)725-3375
An older bell by Blake of Boston, formerly in north tower, is now in south tower but not connected to chime. Chimestand disconnected but not removed (as of 1996). Towers rebuilt 2003-04, with bells removed to temporary storage; reinstalled Aug.2004.
Electric-keyboard chime of 14 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is G in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. The instrument was enlarged in 2004 with bells made by Petit & Fritsen Prior history: In 1923, the instrument was begun with 11 bells by Meneely/Wvlt Year of latest technical information source is 2004
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the
Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
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 26-Dec-11 based on textual data last updated on 2007/09/14 and on technical data last updated on 2001/07/26
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