SAINT JOHN - T : CANADA - NB

*Location:

   Trinity Anglican Church
   Germain Street, between Church
     and Princess Streets
   Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
   LL: N 45.2720, W 66.0603
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*Player:

   Janice Waldschutz (Mrs. Christopher)
   221 Germain Street
   Saint John, NB  E2L 2G5
   H: (506)642-6424
   E: cwalds@nbnet.nb.ca

*Contact:

   Trinity Church Office
   115 Charlotte Street
   Saint John, NB  E2L 2J2
   T: (506)693-8558
   E: trinsj@nbnet.nb.ca

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   A fire in 1877 destroyed older bells.
   Added semitones: sharp 4th, flat 7th.
   In the expansion, Warners also supplied
   new frame and keyboard.
   Electrified in 1968 by Verdin.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  4 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C E   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The present keyboard was installed in 1968
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Prior history:
     In 1914, the instrument was enlarged to its present size
       with bells made by Warner      
     In 1882, the instrument was begun with  9 bells
       by Whitechapel 
   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 parish Website has a photo of the church is on the home page, and another on the first page of the History, where the chime is briefly (and inaccurately) described.  A night photo is on the Contact page.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Warner bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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 NB.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  6-Apr-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/04/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2004/06/04


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