TROY - STPA : USA - NY

*Location:

   St.Patrick's Catholic Church
   3000 block of 6th Avenue
   Troy, New York, USA
   LL: N 42.74795, W 73.68187
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*Player:

   (None)
*Former chimers:
   Joe Connors

*Contact:

   St.Patrick's Rectory
   3027 6th Avenue
   Troy, NY  12180-1397
   T: (518)272-4666   F: (518)272-4666
   E: stpats@stpatrickstroy.org

*Schedule:

   (None)

*Remarks:

   Added semitones are sharp 4th and
   flat 7th.  Also in belfry is a swinging
   bell by Jones, 1876, pitch D#.
   2010: Church closed in June.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D F#  /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1925
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the building facade on the home page.  The History page has a paragraph about the chime and a sentence about the single bell.

News article with video: Church closed June 2010.

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 13-Oct-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/10/10
   and on technical data last updated on 1994/01/17


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