ROCHESTER - TP : USA - NY

   The Copeland Memorial Chime

*Location:

   Third Presbyterian Church (PCUSA)
   East Avenue at Meigs Street
   Rochester, New York, USA
   LL: N 43.15388, W 77.59054
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*Player:

   Cecil Buchinger
   Linda Adams
   Abbie Stevens
   Anne Sievers
*Past chimers:
   1978-89 David Caldwell   (C)

*Contact:

   Third Presbyterian Church
   4 Meigs Street
   Rochester, NY  14607-2013
   T: (716)271-6513  or  -2526
   E: cmark@thirdpresbyterian.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitones sharp 4th & flat 7th.
   Originally had additional electric
   action through chimestand.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     F G   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1927
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 2010

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the building on the About Us page.  Under Music/Arts, there is an excellent set of well-illustrated pages about the chime and the tower.

Where 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 14-Sep-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/08
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/09/07


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