TROY - STJOS : USA - NY

*Location:

   St.Joseph Catholic Church
   Jackson at 3rd & 4th Streets
   Troy, New York, USA
   LL: N 42.71567, W 73.69333
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*Player:

   James (Jim) Early, Organist
   33 Washington Avenue
   Waterford, NY  12188-1816
   H: (518)237-5744
   E: jearly1@nycap.rr.com

*Contact:

   St.Joseph Carmelite Rectory
   416 3rd Street
   Troy, NY  12180-5399
   T: (518)274-6720   F: (518)272-6503

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Keyboard at the organ

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D F#  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1920
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

*Links:

A page about the church has a small drawing of it at the top, and several interior and exterior photos below.  But there is no history of the parish and no information about these bells.

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 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/07
   and on technical data last updated on 1993/01/01


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