BROOKLYN - RDC : USA - NY

*Location:

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

   Bill Bredenbecker

*Contact:

   Reformed Church of Flatbush
   890 Flatbush Avenue
   Brooklyn, NY  11226-4018
   T: (718)284-5140
   E: flatbushchurch.org/@/
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*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   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

*Links:

The church Website has no photos, no history, and no explicit contact information.

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

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.

*Status:

   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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