Chapel tower General Theological Seminary of The Episcopal Church West 21st Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues New York, New York, USA LL: N 40.74560, W 74.00363
Prof.David J. Hurd, Director of Church Music 8 Chelsea Square Manhattan, NY 10011 H: (212)924-4963 E: firstname.lastname@example.org - and - Guild of Chimers
General Seminary 175 9th Avenue New York, NY 10011-4983 T: (212)243-5150
Morning and evening daily, before Eucharist and Evensong.
Tower tubes by Harrington, installed by Durfee; added semitones are C#,F#,A#,C# on the present keyboard. Originally was played via loose-rope chiming rack with sallies; it remains in the middle level of the tower. A later electric automatic system was removed in 1983 when Schulmerich installed the present Eijsbouts baton clavier (manual two octaves, pedal one octave; pedals not used).
Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 15 tubular bells Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the middle octave Transposition is up 8 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C E **/ C C There are four added semitones The present keyboard was installed in 1983 by the maker cited in Remarks above Prior history: In 1888, the complete instrument was installed by the maker cited in Remarks above No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2005
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