North tower St.Patrick's Cathedral (RC) 5th Avenue at 51st Street New York, New York, USA LL: N 40.75888, W 73.97667
1902-46 Montell Toulmi
St.Patrick's Cathedral Office 14 East 51st Street New York, NY 10022-6863 T: (212)753-2261 F: (212)755-4128 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bells silenced during USD175M renovation of much of the building.
Added semitones: sharp 4th, flat 7th and all above it; addition of middle F# would make this a mini-carillon. No mechanism supplied by foundry; locally designed electro-pneumatic system had keyboard and auto-play of Angelus and De Profundis; chimestand installed Aug.1901. Played by chimestand or by an E.Howard pneumatic mechanism (possibly on only 14 bells) until electrified in 1952, with keyboard in gallery.
Electric-keyboard chime of 19 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: A#G / NONE The arrangement of tones and/or semitones is non-standard; see Remarks above. The whole instrument was installed in 1897 with bells made by Paccard Auxiliary mechanisms: E14nC Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1996*Links:
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