LINCOLN - FP/2 : USA - NE

   Chamber carillon

*Location:

   First-Plymouth Congregational Church
   20th and D Streets
   Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
   LL: N 40.80299, W 96.69157
*Former location (1989-20??):
   Balcony of main sanctuary
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*Contact:

   See  LINCOLN - FP/1

*Schedule:

   (None)

*Remarks:

   The 28 trebles removed when the tower
   carillon was enlarged, with 4 recast
   and one added; in swell box.
   2019: Disassembled because unplayable;
   mechanism and casework discarded;
   bells in storage.  Reports of move from
   balcony to chapel were incorrect.

*Technical data:

   Carillon-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 29 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the treble octave
   Transposition is up two octaves
   Keyboard range:     A#D   /    NONE  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1989
     with bells made by Taylor (except for 5 by Whitechapel)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: I     
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  7 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    7 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:   9 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:   *%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2019
*Links:

The traditional tower carillon in the same building.

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 NE.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 22-Jan-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/01/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2019/09/19
*Photos:

(none available)

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