JERSEY CITY - STA : USA - NJ

*Location:

   St.Aedan's Catholic Church
   Bergen Avenue at Mercer Street
   Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
   LL: N 40.72699, W 74.06707
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Aedan's Rectory
   800 Bergen Avenue
   Jersey City, NJ  07306-4587
   T: (201)433-6800   F: (201)433-1222
   - or -
   Parish office
   T: (201)434-4965

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells from Paccard via Morissette of
   Quebec City; prior report of their
   being by Meneely/Watervliet was wrong.
   They were purchased in 1927, before
   the church was built, and not installed
   until 1947; original mechanism
   electric.  Renovated 1985.
   Tower demolished in 2006; bells stored,
   then installed on 3 open steel
   frames in 2009.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 15 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1927
     with bells made by Paccard     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006
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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 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 NJ.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  5-Dec-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/12/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/12/05
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