Memorial Tower The Grosse Pointe Memorial Church (Presbyterian/PCUSA) Lake Shore Road at McKinley Place Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA LL: N 42.38675, W 82.89915
Michelle S. Lam (A) T: (973)692-8886 E: firstname.lastname@example.org*Past carillonists:
1953 ded. Percival Price (d.) 1952-77 (local volunteers) 1977-93 William De Turk (C) 1993-2016 Phyllis Clark Webb (C) (1925-2016)
Grosse Pointe Memorial Church (Su) Attn: Carillonneurs 16 Lake Shore Road Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236-3725 T: (313)882-5330 F: (313)882-7675 E: Webform @ gpmchurch.org
Before & after Sunday services twice a month
American standard console installed in 1976; practice clavier in the tower. Original G&J clock, quarter- and hour- strike drive mechanisms and electro- pneumatic chime action all intact but disconnected; their transmissions vanished when expanded to a carillon. Major components remain in keyboard room, just below the belfry. Added bass bell was cast for Meeks, Watson & Co. by Taylor.
Traditional carillon of 48 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave Transposition is up 1 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / C C 24 There is one missing bass semitone The instrument was enlarged in 2015 with bells made by Taylor Prior history: In 1952, the instrument was enlarged to 47 bells by Petit & Fritsen In 1927, the instrument was begun with 8 bells made by Gillett & Johnston No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details: Height of console: 15 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 21 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 23 meters above ground Belfry openness: 50% Year of latest technical information source is 2019
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