NEW YORK - TC/2 : USA - NY

*Location:

   Trinity Parish Church (Episcopal)
   Broadway at Wall Street
   New York, New York, USA
   LL: N 40.70793, W 74.01189
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*Ringers' contact(s):

   Local band 
   - and -
   Tony Furnivall, Tower Secretary
   E: tfurnivall/@/gmail.com
   - and -
   Greg Russell, Ringing Master
   E: gfr10598/@/yahoo.com
   Web: www.trinityringers.org

      Verify the current ringers' contact(s) at the NAGCR Website.

*Contact:

   Trinity Church
   74 Trinity Place
   New York, NY  10006-2008
   T: (212)602-0800   F: (212)602-9648

*Schedule:

   Service ringing Sundays 1015-1115 and
   ~1220-1330 (or later);
   practice 1830-2030 Wed.

*Remarks:

   Dedicated 8 October 2006; existing
   bells in the tower have been
   relocated above this new ring
   (see -TC/1 under Chimes).
   Added semitone is 2#, to provide a
   light octave.

*Technical data:

   Ring of 13 bells (12+1)
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 2016
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Prior history:
     In 2006, the instrument was begun with 12 bells
       with bells made by Taylor      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2016
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The church Website is very extensive.  There is a page about change-ringing at Trinity, with schedule, photo gallery, video links, etc..

A London Webpage about this new ring includes a photo of the tower (viewed from Wall Street), details of the weights and diameters, and many photos.

A New York Times article about the project.  Alternate URL here

Building photos from Emporis Buildings
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American rings by pitch/weight.
Ranking among all North American rings by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American rings by year of completion.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).

Index to all tower bell instruments in NY, including the older 11-bell chime (TC/1, part of which was once itself a ring) in the upper belfry of the same tower.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 18-Jul-16
   based on textual data last updated on 2016/07/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2016/07/03
*Photos:

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