Ray Memorial Chimes
First Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) Bow and Ann Streets Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA LL: N 35.05322, W 78.87633
Charlyne C. Jones, Organist E: firstname.lastname@example.org
First Presbyterian Church P.O. Box 569 Fayetteville, NC 28302-0569 T: (910)483-0121 F: (910)483-3975 E: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Electric keyboard adjacent to organ console; also playable from chapel organ (but not main organ). Original added semitones are 4#, 7b; expansion (undated, probably 2001-2) includes octaves of both; original solenoid system replaced; pseudo-Westminster quarter at hour. Atop chime frame is formerly-swung bell by Oscar Hanks, Troy, NY, recast from bell destroyed by fire in 1831.
Electric-keyboard chime of 19 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is G in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: G G / NONE There are four added semitones The instrument was enlarged in 2001 with bells made by Paccard Prior history: In 1934, the instrument was begun with 14 bells by Meneely/Wvlt Year of latest technical information source is 2003
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the
Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.
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 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 NC.
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