ROCHESTER - STP : USA - NY

*Location:

   SS.Peter & Paul Catholic Church
   720 Main Street West
   Rochester, New York, USA
   LL: N 43.15148, W 77.63238
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*Player:

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*Contact:

   SS.Peter & Paul Rectory
   720 Main Street West
   Rochester, NY  14611-2390
   T: (585)436-3110   F: (585)436-0373
   - or -
   St.Shenouda Coptic Monastery
   PO Box 20433
   Rochester, NY  14602
   T: (585)755-7220   F: (585)359-4641

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Chime of 1860 burned in 1868 and was
   replaced in 1869.  Church closed;
   present use uncertain.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1869
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Prior history:
     In 1860, the instrument was begun with  9 bells
       by Meneely/Wvlt
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Year of latest technical information source is 1994
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The Website of The Coptic Mission Center (part of St. Shenouda the Archimandrite Monastery, connected with St.Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church, elsewhere in this city) has a photo gallery which contains several pictures of the church and bell tower.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) 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 2010/09/16
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/08/08


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