BINGHAMTON - C : USA - NY

*Location:

   Christ Episcopal Church
   Henry Street at Washington Street
   Binghamton, New York, USA
   LL: N 42.10050, W 75.91311
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*Player:

   Chimer's Guild
   c/o Frank Moore
   416 Torrance Avenue
   Vestal, NY  13850-1333
   T: (607)785-8869
   - or -
   Sue Sarzynski
   6 Lolita Street
   Chenango Bridge, NY  13745
   (mail: Binghamton, NY  13901-1420)
   T: (607)648-3776

*Contact:

   Christ Church
   187 Washington Street
   Binghamton, NY  13901-2789
   T: (607)722-2308   F: (607)722-5714
   E: christchurch1810@aol.com

*Schedule:

   Sundays 8 and 10 AM;
   Saturdays at 5:30 PM (Memorial Day
   to LaborDay)

*Remarks:

   Added semitones: sharp 4th & flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D#F   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1903
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the building.  The History page mentions the gift of these bells.

Building photos from Emporis Buildings
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

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 10-Sep-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/07
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/09/07


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