BRONX - STR : USA - NY

*Location:

   St.Rita of Cascia Shrine Church (RC)
   College Avenue at East 145th Street
   Mott Haven, Bronx, New York, USA
   LL: N 40.8152, W 73.9219
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Rita Rectory
   448 College Avenue
   Bronx, NY  10451-5798
   T: (718)585-5900   F: (718)585-5901
   E: saintritaschurch@aol.com
      b259@archny.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Chime reported by foundry (by church
   name only), but this 1904 building has
   no place for bells; this database entry
   remains as a record of a mystery
   to be solved.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1920
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001

*Links:

A page about the church has a photo and brief history of the building; there is no visible place for any bells.

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 15-Oct-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/10/12
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/08/08


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