PETERBOROUGH -- : USA - NH

*Location:

   All Saints Episcopal Church
   51 Concord Street
   Peterborough, New Hampshire, USA
   LL: N 42.88049, W 71.94583
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*Player:

   Church members

*Contact:

   All Saints Church
   51 Concord Street
   Peterborough, NH  03458-1510
   T: (603)924-3202
   E: allsaintsnh@earthlink.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Expansion added sharp 4th and treble,
   with electric action independent of
   original mechanical drum.
   Also a small G&J sanctus bell (1923)
   atop the chime frame.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1963
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1923, the instrument was begun with 10 bells
       by Gillett & Johnston
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the building on the home page.  A former history page, with a description of the chime, has disappeared.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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 NH.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 10-Nov-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/11/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2004/01/05


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