DETROIT - JAPC : USA - MI

*Location:

   Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church
     (PCUSA)
   Jefferson Avenue East at Burns Street
   Detroit, Michigan, USA
   LL: N 42.35543, W 82.98979
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*Carillonist:

   Jenny L. King   (C)
   849 Rivard Boulevard
   Grosse Pointe, MI  48230-1256
   H: (313)343-0698   W: (313)822-5352
   E: dwjk06@comcast.net
*Past carillonists:
   19??-?? Barry Turley

*Contact:

   Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church
   8625 East Jefferson Avenue
   Detroit, MI  48214
   T: (313)822-3456

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  4 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C C   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is an identical practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1926
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1993
*Links:

A historical page about the 1925 building has a good photo but does not mention the bells.

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

Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by year of completion.

Other small carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in MI.

Index to all tower bell instruments in MI.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 20-Sep-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/09/09
   and on technical data last updated on 1976/12/31
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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