SYRACUSE - SU : USA - NY

   Crouse College Chime

*Location:

   Crouse College
   Syracuse University
   (was John Crouse Memorial College
     for Women)
   Irving Avenue at University Place
   Syracuse, New York, USA
   LL: N 43.03870, W 76.13691
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*Player:

   Syracuse University Chimesmasters
   30 Crouse College
   Syracuse, NY  13244
   T: (315)423-3375

*Contact:

   Music School Office
   215 Crouse College
   Syracuse, NY  13244
   T: (315)443-2191
   E: bscimild@syr.edu, mlbundy@syr.edu

*Schedule:

   Mon-Fri, 0815-30, 1145-1200, 1745-1800,
   while school is in session.

*Remarks:

   Added semitone is flat 7th.
   Renovated in 1981

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  2 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1899
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Prior history:
     In 1889, the instrument was begun with  9 bells
       by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 1997
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

On the University Website, pictures of Crouse College or its tower (always unidentified) appear in many page headings, almost as an icon.  Elsewhere can be found this tower photo But the bells are mentioned only once, in a historical chronology.

News article about the chimers

Building description from Emporis Buildings (no photos as of Aug.'07)
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of 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 11-Apr-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/03/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/03/28


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