AUBURN : USA - NY

*Location:

   Episcopal Church of SS.Peter & John
     (was St.Peter's Episcopal Church)
   Genesee Street [West] at James Street
   Auburn, New York, USA
   LL: N 42.92987, W 76.57095
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Peter's Church
   169 Genesee Street
   Auburn, NY  13021-3496
   T: (315)252-5721
   E: fr.doug@sspeterandjohn.org [rector]

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitone is flat 7th.  Chimestand
   has added lock bar to make it usable
   for practice.  Fourth pedal is a later
   addition; all are now disconnected.
   Tenor no longer swings.
   In garden is a 1928 Meneely/Troy bell,
   possibly from St.John's Church.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  1 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     D E   /    D G  4
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1875
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 1994

*Links:

The church Website has two photos of the building on the home page (mouse over the menu).  There is no history, and the bells are not mentioned anywhere.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) 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 NY.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 29-Aug-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/08/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/08/28


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