Historic Trinity Lutheran Church (LCMS) Gratiot Avenue, between Rivard and Russell Streets Detroit, Michigan, USA LL: N 42.34274, W 83.03956
Trinity Church 1345 Gratiot Avenue Detroit, MI 48207-2785 T: (313)567-3100 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Westminster quarter tune at the hour (9am to 9pm); at 9, 12, 3, 6 this is followed by automatic play of a hymn appropriate to the liturgical season.
Original added semitone was flat 7th; two more bells were planned but never added. Tower keyboard and electric keyboard near organ console were disconnected when new electro-automatic system was installed in 1996. Aug.2007: new bells, installed by Chime Master Systems, are the sharp 4th and 3 trebles.
Electric-automatic chime of 15 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- There are two added semitones The instrument was enlarged in 2007 with bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1930, the instrument was begun with 11 bells by Taylor Year of latest technical information source is 2007
from Emporis Buildings (no photos as of Aug.'07)
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Where initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry,
in this region
and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts 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.
Index to all tower bell instruments in MI.
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