ROCHESTER - A : USA - NY

*Location:

   Church of the Ascension (Episcopal)
   Lake Avenue at Riverside Street
   Rochester, New York, USA
   LL: N 43.19109, W 77.62933
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*Ringers' contact(s):

   Christian J. Haller
   33 Park Forest Drive
   Pittsford, NY  14534
   T: (585)387-9570
   C: (585)203-7457
   E: ringer@rochester.rr.com

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

*Contact:

   Church of the Ascension
   2 Riverside Street
   Rochester, NY  14613
   T: (585)458-5423
   E: ascension/@/rochester DOTtwcbc DOTcom

*Schedule:

   Before & after service 1015 Sundays;
   practice 1230-1430 Sundays
   (call 585-203-7457 to confirm)

*Remarks:

   Bells in sound control "lantern" below
   belfry, which holds a single bell
   from 1968 (maker not reported).

*Technical data:

   Ring of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2015
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  0 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:    %
   Year of latest technical information source is 2016
*Links:

The church Website has no photo of the building, and does not mention the new bells.

News articles (with video clip, which may not work):  #1#2#3

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American rings by pitch/weight.
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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.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 18-Apr-16
   based on textual data last updated on 2016/04/07
   and on technical data last updated on 2016/04/07
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