RUMSON : USA - NJ

*Location:

   St.George's-by-the-River
     Episcopal Church
   Lincoln & Waterman Avenues
   Rumson, New Jersey, USA
   LL: N 40.36355, W 73.97742
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*Carillonist:

   Frances Newell,   (A)
     Carillon Director
   T: (561)420-9783
   E: frannewl@yahoo.com
*Past carillonists:
   Charlotte C. Kellogg
   Margaret Smith

*Contact:

   St.George's-by-the-River   (S)
   Attn: Philip J. Leininger,
     Organist and Choir Director
   7 Lincoln Avenue
   Rumson, NJ  07760-2051
   T: (732)842-0596   F: (732)842-1229
   E: phil@stgeorgesrumson.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 26 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    C C   
   There is one missing bass semitone
   There is a non-identical practice console
   The instrument was enlarged in 2001
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Prior history:
     In 1934, the instrument was begun with 25 bells
       by Taylor      
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nI    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The church Website has pictures of the building and the bells (see the Schedule page).

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by year of completion.

Other small carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in NJ.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NJ.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 10-Aug-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/08/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/08/05
*Photos:

(none available)

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