St.James Episcopal Church 355 West Maple Road, at Chester Street Birmingham, Michigan, USA LL: N 42.54645, W 83.21802
Glenn Burdette, Dir.of Music Ministries E: firstname.lastname@example.org*Past players:
14No'65 ded. Wendell Westcott 1965-?? Kent McDonald David Burton Brown
St.James Episcopal Church 355 West Maple Road Birmingham, MI 48009-3323 T: (248)644-0820 F: (248)644-4405 E: email@example.com
Cambridge (Westminster) quarters, 8am-8pm; auto music at noon & 6pm.
Chime was in the former building on the same site, demolished c.1953; fate unknown. Original electric action inside bells; replacement outside. 4-octave electric keyboard & Verdin auto controls in choir room.
Electric-keyboard carillon of 35 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A in the middle octave Transposition is up 9 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / NONE There are two missing bass semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1965 with bells made by Petit & Fritsen Prior history: In 1905, the instrument was begun with 11 bells by Meneely/Wvlt (0 bells remain from that work.) Year of latest technical information source is 1973
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the
Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.
Where the second 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 non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in MI.
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