Reformed Church of Flatbush (RCA)
   (originally Reformed Dutch Church)
   Flatbush and Church Avenues
     Brooklyn, New York, USA
   LL: N 40.65015, W 73.95895
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   Bill Bredenbecker


   Reformed Church of Flatbush
   890 Flatbush Avenue
   Brooklyn, NY  11226-4018
   T: (718)284-5140




   Also a separate bell dated 1796, the
   year this building was erected.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D#--  /    D#-- 5
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1913
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 1994


The church has a Facebook page, but its mention of a Website at is bad, and it seems not to have changed since 2013.

A page about the organ has a B/W photo of the building.

The English Wikipedia article about the building has a photo of it but does not mention the bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) 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 KY.


   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/16
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/07/26

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