St.Mary's Cathedral Basilica (RC) Spring Garden Road at Barrington Street Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada LL: N 44.64422, W 63.57312
St.Mary's Glebe 1508 Barrington Street Halifax, NS B3J 1Z3 T: (902)423-4116 F: (902)425-4857 E: firstname.lastname@example.org E: email@example.com
Some of the original bells were cracked by the great Halifax explosion of 1917. Added semitone is flat 7th.
Electric-keyboard chime of 11 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave Transposition is up 6 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C E / NONE There is one added semitone The present keyboard was installed in 1970 by an unknown maker Prior history: In 1920, all bells were recast or replaced with bells made by Gillett & Johnston (11 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1879, the instrument was begun with 8 bells by McShane (0 bells remain from that work.) Year of latest technical information source is 2000
Near the bottom of a page on Canadian minor basilicas is a picture of the front of St.Mary's Cathedral Basilica.
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston 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 NS.
This page was built from the database on 20-Nov-08 based on textual data last updated on 2008/04/02 and on technical data last updated on 2008/11/13
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