FLINT - FP : USA - MI

*Location:

   First Presbyterian Church (PCUSA)
   South Saginaw & 4th Streets
   Flint, Michigan, USA
   LL: N 43.01323, W 83.68879
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   First Presbyterian Church
   746 South Saginaw Street
   Flint, MI  48502-1590
   T: (810)234-8673   F: (810)234-1643
   E: mriddles@fpcf.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitone is flat 7th; not yet
   known whether it is original

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 2011
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1928, the instrument was begun with 10 bells
       by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 2011
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website has a small photo of the building and tower, and two others are on the History page.  But there is no information about the bells.

Building description from Emporis Buildings (no photos as of Aug.'07)
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) 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 26-Jan-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2011/12/26
   and on technical data last updated on 2011/12/26


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