KANSAS CITY - IB : USA - MO

*Location:

   Independence Boulevard Christian Church
     (Disciples of Christ)
   Independence Boulevard (U.S.Hwy.24) at
     Gladstone Avenue
   Kansas City, Missouri, USA
   LL: N 39.10597, W 94.54658
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*Player:

   Dianne Faelber

*Contact:

   Independence Boulevard Christian Church
   606 Gladstone Avenue
   Kansas City, MO  64124-2596
   T: (816)231-0016
   E: ibcckc@sbcglobal.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitones sharp 4th and flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D E   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1919
     with bells made by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 1994

*Links:

The church Website has a page about the chime, under Our Building.  Old photos of the building (minus the belfry) appear on the History page; the belfry was added above the far-right portico on the second photo.  That page also mentions the gift of the chime.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane 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 MO.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 16-Dec-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/12/10
   and on technical data last updated on 1995/04/01


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