BLOOMFIELD HILLS - KH/2 : USA - MI

   The Children's Bells of Blessing

*Location:

   over west entrance
   Kirk in the Hills (Presbyterian/PCUSA)
   1340 West Long Lake Road
   Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA
   LL: N 42.58121, W 83.29539
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*Contact:

   Kirk in the Hills   (A)
   1340 West Long Lake Road
   Bloomfield Hills, MI  48302-1335
   T: (248)626-2515   F: (248)626-4924

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Chronochime with animated figures,
   showing Jesus blessing children.
   Keyboard for maintenance work only.
   Renovated and rededicated in 1997,
   and again in 2011.
   For KH/1, see under 'Carillons'.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the itty-bitty octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1965
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001

*Links:

The church Website is extensive, but says nothing about this chime.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Index to all glockenspiels 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 MI, including the carillon (KH/1) at the same institution.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Jan-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2011/12/26
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/06/30


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