Guardian Angels RC Church
   North Fifth and Michael Streets,
     opposite Sycamore Street
   Manistee, Michigan, USA
   LL: N 44.24203, W 86.32229
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   P. Kelly Niles, Music Director


   Guardian Angels Rectory
   371 North Fifth Street
   Manistee, MI  49660-1935
   T: (231)723-2165


   Played regularly.  Long quarter tunes
   based on those of an English abbey.


   Added semitones sharp 4th and flat 7th.
   Electric action added in 1955
   without disturbing chimestand action.
   Atop chime frame is a 3-bell peal by
   Henry Stuckstede of St.Louis, 1890.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  1 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C E   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1910
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 2010


The church Webpage has a nice evening photo of the building.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) 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.


   This page was built from the database on 29-Aug-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/08/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/04/15

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