OMAHA - T : USA - NE

*Location:

   Trinity Cathedral (Episcopal)
   North 18th Street & Capitol Avenue
   Omaha, Nebraska, USA
   LL: N 41.26047, W 95.93960
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*Player:

   (unknown)
*Past chimer:
   Inaug.Aug.1885 A.Meislahn, Jr.

*Contact:

   Trinity Cathedral Office
   113 North 18th Street
   Omaha, NE  68102-4969
   T: (402)342-7010   F: (402)342-1865
   E: slgustin@aol.com

*Schedule:

   Rarely used.

*Remarks:

   Keyboard adjacent to organ console in
   north transept; not known whether
   original chimestand was removed.
   Added semitone is flat 7th.
   Additional mechanisation of 4 bells
   dedicated in 1999 provides Cambridge
   (Westminster) quarters, hour strike,
   Angelus and peal after services.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  3 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1885
     with bells made by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 1993

*Links:

The Cathedral Website has a photo of the tower on the home page.  Information about the bells has not survived the latest redesign of that Website.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane bellfoundry.

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 NE.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 28-Jan-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/12/31
   and on technical data last updated on 1993/06/27


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