BUFFALO - A : USA - NY

*Location:

   Assumption of the BVM Catholic Church
   (was Assumption Polish Cath. Church)
   Amherst and Germain Streets
   Buffalo, New York, USA
   LL: N 42.93859, W 78.88799
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Assumption Rectory
   435 Amherst Street
   Buffalo, NY  14207-2891
   T: (716)875-7626   F: (716)447-1027
   E: assumption14207@gmail.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Three bells also swing.  North tower.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 10 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/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 1920

*Links:

The church Website has a small photo of the twin-towered building.  An old photo of the building is on the History page, but the bells are not mentioned.

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 NY.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 30-Jan-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/01/20
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/12/12


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