MINNEAPOLIS - STM : USA - MN

*Location:

   St.Mark's Episcopal Cathedral
   Oak Grove Street at Hennepin Avenue S
   Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
   LL: N 44.96838, W 93.28727
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*Player:

   Ray Johnston, Canon Musician
   E: rayj@st-marks-cathedral.org

*Contact:

   St.Mark's Episcopal Cathedral
   519 Oak Grove Street
   Minneapolis, MN  55403-3230
   T: (612)870-7800   F: (612)870-7802
   E: churchoffice@st-marks-cathedral.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells machined on exterior.  Addition
   of two octaves of trebles is possible.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 24 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 2000
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1998, the instrument was begun with 14 bells
       with bells made by Paccard     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: S1    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The cathedral Website opens with a large photo of the building.  A page with photos of the bells solicits money for their playing but says nothing about their history or specifications.

Building photos from Emporis Buildings
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Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in MN.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 19-Aug-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/03/29
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/08/09
*Photos:

(none available)


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