New Skete Monastery (Eastern Orthodox) New Skete Lane Cambridge, New York, USA LL: N 43.0352, W 73.3031
New Skete Monastery *parcel: 250 New Skete Lane Cambridge, NY 12816 *postal: PO Box 128 Cambridge, NY 12816-0128 T: (518)677-3928 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
12 bells cast in 1946-7 as trebles for the carillon of First Presbyterian Church, Stamford, CT, from which they were removed in 1968. Other bells are mostly old church bells by Meneely/Troy, recycled.
Zvon of 17 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. The instrument was enlarged in unknown year by the maker cited in Remarks above Prior history: In 1968, the instrument was begun with 12 bells by Gillett & Johnston (cast in 1946-7) Year of latest technical information source is 2006
Tower photo by Marietta Douglas
The traditional carillon which previously contained most of these bells is described at
STAMFORD - FPC : USA - CT
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
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.
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