The Memorial Carillon
First Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) East Garrison Boulevard at Burtonwood Drive Gastonia, North Carolina, USA LL: N 35.25228, W 81.15443
1973-76 John E Hebblethwaite 1976-89 Helen Styers 19??-?? Amelia Pritchett 19??-?? Peggy L. Walton 19??-2006 Mary McFarland (C)
First Presbyterian Church 1621 East Garrison Boulevard Gastonia, NC 28054-5130 T: (704)864-2651 F: (704)864-5956 E: communications/@/ fpcgastonia DOTorg
Rehung with new transmission and keyboards by Meeks & Watson; bass C# key & pedal are present (dummies). Tower also contains a swinging bell by Vanduzen, 1895.
Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is G in the middle octave Transposition is up 9 semitone(s) Keyboard range: A#C / A#C 25 There are two missing bass semitones The present keyboard was installed in 2002 by the maker cited in Remarks above Prior history: In 1973, the complete instrument was installed with bells made by Eijsbouts Auxiliary mechanisms: I42E Tower details: Height of console: 0 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 11 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 22 meters above ground Belfry openness: 99% Year of latest technical information source is 2002
This page was built from the database on 5-Jun-13 based on textual data last updated on 2013/06/05 and on technical data last updated on 2002/05/31
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