DETROIT - CC : USA - MI

*Location:

   Christ Church Detroit (Episcopal)
   (also called Old Christ Church)
   960 East Jefferson Avenue
   Detroit, Michigan, USA
   LL: N 42.33256, W 83.03517
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Christ Church
   960 East Jefferson Avenue
   Detroit, MI  48207-3102
   T: (313)259-6688   F: (313)259-1087
   E: office@christcd.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitone is flat 7th.
   Electrified long ago; keyboard in
   vestry, far from tower.  Also a small
   disused sanctus bell, in bellcote
   over the choir room.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  3 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /     NONE 
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1864
     with bells made by Jones       
   Year of latest technical information source is 2009

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the building, but does not mention the bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Jones 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 MI.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 25-Jul-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/07/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2009/07/19


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