STATEN ISLAND - STJ : USA - NY

*Location:

   St.John's Episcopal Church
   Bay Street at Hope Avenue
   Clifton,
     Staten Island, New York, USA
   LL: N 40.61154, W 74.06359
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*Player:

   David Alexson

*Contact:

   St.John's Rectory
   1333 Bay Street
   Staten Island, NY  10305-3199
   T: (718)447-1605   F: (718)815-5319
   E: jromig@aol.com
      frcole@me.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Restored to use in late 2005

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     F G   /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1896
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 2002

*Links:

A photo of the building and its central tower accompanies the report of a visitor.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) 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 18-Sep-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/16
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/11/27


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