St.Peter Claver Catholic Community (was Church of the Precious Blood) Grove Street at Littlefield Avenue Detroit, Michigan, USA LL: N 42.41345, W 83.17741
Precious Blood Rectory 13305 Grove Street Detroit, MI 48235-4223 T: (313)342-5292 F: (313)342-3513 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Originally 35 bells, 1951; downsized in 1955 or 1956. Was connected to now- disused organ in rear balcony. Was inoperable for many years; repaired by parishioners, 2004. In 2005, this church merged with St.Francis de Sales and changed name.
Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. The whole instrument was installed in 1951 with bells made by Petit & Fritsen Year of latest technical information source is 2004
Where 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.
Why this instrument was a milestone in North American chime history (1956).
Index to all tower bell instruments in MI.
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