BROOKLYN - STMK : USA - NY

*Location:

   St.Mark's Evang. Lutheran Church (LCMS)
   Bushwick Avenue & Jefferson Street
   Brooklyn, New York, USA
   LL: N 40.69802, W 73.93408
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*Contact:

   St.Mark's Church Office
   626 Bushwick Avenue
   Brooklyn, NY  11206-6097
   T: (718)453-4040   F: (718)455-5484
   E: deslaw1@gmail.com

*Schedule:

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*Remarks:

   Made by Henry Stuckstede Bell Foundry
   Co. of St.Louis, prior to 1892 and
   probably after 1885, for
   Rev.August Emil Frey.
   Unique chimestand with keys in four
   groups, 3/6/4/3 notes; added semitones
   are sharp 4th & its octave, flat 7th,
   sharp octave.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 16 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  1 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C G   /    ----  
   There are four added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 18__
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 1997

*Links:

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the first Stuckstede 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 27-Dec-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/12/27
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/07/26


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