William Fletcher Burden Memorial Chimes
Contemporary Artists Center (was Woodside Presbyterian Church) Mill & Erie Streets Troy, New York, USA LL: N 42.70503, W 73.69150
Contemporary Artists Center 71 Mill Street Troy, NY 12180 T: (518)320-0628 E: (via Webform @ cactroy.org) hezzie/@/cactroy DOTorg
Occasionally by local artists. Quarters (3-note) and hour strike from 8-day Hotchkiss clock purchased thru Browne & Spaulding (jewelers), NYC; currently inoperable.
Added semitone is flat 7th. Church closed in Dec.2002, and reverted to Burden heirs in 2005; maintenance was in trust until it was sold to CAC in Oct.2007.
Traditional chime (chimestand) of 9 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F in the middle octave Transposition is down 2 semitone(s) Keyboard range: G G / NONE There is one added semitone The whole instrument was installed in 1869 with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt Auxiliary mechanisms: nW1QH Tower details: Height of console: 5 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 16 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 16 meters above ground Belfry openness: 65% Year of latest technical information source is 1993*Links:
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