SLIEMA : MALTA

*Location:

   St.Gregory the Great Parish Church
     (San Girgor)
   Norfolk Street
   Sliema, Malta
   LL: N 35.91, E 14.50
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*Player:

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*Contact:

   St.Gregor's Church
   Norfolk Street
   Sliema, Malta
   T: 21 33 07 40
   - or -
   Sliema Local Council
   E: sliema.lc@gov.mt

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitones are sharp 4th, flat 7th,
   sharp octave (keyboard F#, Bb, C#).
   Originally equipped with Taylor
   electro-pneumatic system for automatic
   operation via keyboard's transmission;
   superseded in 2006 (but not replaced)
   by independent external electric action
   with computer controls and keyboard
   (also by Taylor).

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 13 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  5 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C E   /    NONE  
   There are three added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1947
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006

*Links:

A page about churches in Sliema includes a photo of this building.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all European chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all European chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all European chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Malta.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 24-Oct-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/10/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/08/31


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