NEW BERN : USA - NC

*Location:

   Christ Episcopal Church
   Pollock and Middle Streets
   New Bern, North Carolina, USA
   LL: N 35.1069, W 77.0399
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*Player:

   Gen Bolena, Music Director
   T: (252)633-0412

*Contact:

   Christ Episcopal Church
   *parcel:
     320 Pollock Street
     New Bern, NC  28560
   *postal:
     PO Box 1246
     New Bern, NC  28563-1246
   T: (252)633-2109   F: (252)514-4013
   E: christchurch@christchurchnewbern.com

*Schedule:

   Auto play twice daily

*Remarks:

   Four original bells (date unknown)
   struck Cambridge (Westminster) quarters.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard (from organ) carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range: ( G)C C   /    ----  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1996
     with bells made by Paccard      (except for 4)
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003

*Links:

The church Website has a background photo which includes the bell tower; the carillon is briefly mentioned on the Tour page (which is under Quick Info).

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

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NC.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 11-Feb-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/01/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2003/07/18


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