JOHNSTOWN : USA - NY

*Location:

   1st Presbyterian Church (PCUSA)
   South Market Street at West Clinton St
   Johnstown, New York, USA
   LL: N 43.00456, W 74.37276
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*Player:

   Peter Smith

*Contact:

   1st Presbyterian Church
   37 South Market Street
   Johnstown, NY  12095-2320
   T: (518)762-8263   F: (518)762-2981
   E: earlj41935@aol.com
      johnstownpres@aol.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bourdon supplied in 1881.
   Added semitone is flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D#F   /    D#--  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1921
     with bells by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 1993

*Links:

The church Website has no history and no mention of these bells.

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 10-Sep-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/07
   and on technical data last updated on 1994/01/11


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