COHOES - STA : USA - NY

*Location:

   St.Agnes RC Church
   Johnston Avenue at Mangam Street
   Cohoes, New York, USA
   LL: N 42.77613, W 73.70689
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Agnes & St.Patrick Church Office
   49 Johnston Avenue
   Cohoes, NY  12047-2504
   - or -
   Holy Trinity Parish Office
   120 Vliet Boulevard
   Cohoes, NY  12047
   T: (518)237-2373   F: (518)238-9427
   E: abeckeriii@aol.com
      holytrinity@nycap.rr.com
      abecker2@nycap.rr.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Sharp 4th, flat 7th, flat 9th.
   Removed from tower 20 Aug.2001;
   awaiting disposition instructions
   from diocesan office.
   Holy Trinity Parish was formed in 1998
   by merger of St.Agnes (1878) with
   St.Patrick (1886) and St.Marie (1906).

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 15 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  3 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C G   /    NONE  
   There are three added semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1934
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Prior history:
     In 1928, the instrument was begun with 10 bells
       by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 1993
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

From the Website of the merged parish, it is not clear whether St.Agnes Church is still in use.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of 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 10-Sep-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/07
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/07/20


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