ROCHESTER - STMI : USA - NY

*Location:

   St.Michael's Catholic Church
     (German/Hispanic)
   Clinton Avenue North, at Evergreen Street
   Rochester, New York, USA
   LL: N 43.17422, W 77.61328
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*Player:

   Mary Beth Fuerer

*Contact:

   St.Michael's Rectory
   869 North Clinton Avenue
   Rochester, NY  14605-1114
   T: (585)325-4040

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Originally had 2 bells by Meneely &
   Kimberly, 1874, later replaced by 5 from
   another foundry.  McShane chime was
   electrified by Meneely/Troy in Dec.1939.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 13 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The present keyboard was installed in 1930
     by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1903, the complete instrument was installed
       with bells made by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 2002
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website has a drawing of the building; the History page describes the original bells and the present chime.

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

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane 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 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/08
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/11/04


Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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