ORANGE - STJ : USA - NJ

*Location:

   St.John the Evangelist Catholic Church
   Ridge and White Streets
   Orange, New Jersey, USA
   LL: N 40.77692, W 74.23284
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Rev. Robert J. Patterson, Pastor
   St.John's Rectory
   94 Ridge Street
   Orange, NJ  07050-1604
   T: (973)674-0110
   E: stjohn@intac.com
   - or -
   Vincent Clark, organist

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Three bells (D,E,F#) made in Italy in
   1878 and shown at Paris Exposition
   that year, then bought for here.
   Added semitones are F#, A#.
   Original chimestand removed.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1881
     with bells made by McShane      (except for 3)
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991

*Links:

Building photos from Emporis Buildings
(See also our Emporis Advice.)

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 NJ.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 14-Dec-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/11/14
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/12/31


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