BROOKLYN - STMY : USA - NY

*Location:

   St.Mary's Catholic Church
   (St.Mary's Star of the Sea)
   77 Maujer Street, at Leonard Street
   Brooklyn, New York, USA
   LL: N 40.7104, W 73.9474
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Most Holy Trinity - St Marys
   138 Montrose Avenue
   Brooklyn, NY  11206
   T: (718)384-0765  -or-  384-0215
   F: (718)384-3030
   E: mhtbrooklyn@yahoo.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitones sharp 4,5,6 (=flat 7)
   per McShane catalog 1900.
   Parish of St.Mary's (founded 1853) was
   joined to nearby Most Holy Trinity
   (founded 1841) in 2007.  Present bldg
   has no tower; bells may be gone.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 13 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are three added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 188_
     with bells made by McShane     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1900
*Links:

The parish Website (which now includes Holy Trinity) records the history of St.Mary's on several pages, but does not explain the absence of a bell tower.  It says very little about St.Mary's building.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane 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 18-Jan-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/01/14
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/01/14
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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