The Cadet Chapel United States Military Academy 722 DeRussy Road West Point, New York, USA LL: N 41.39034, W 73.96003*Access:
Northwest turret stair, through nave attic to central tower.
Cadet Chime Squad
Cadet Chapel Office 745 Brewerton Road (MACU-C) West Point, NY 10996 - or - Office of the USMA Chaplain Bldg.600, Taylor Hall West Point, NY 10996 T: (845)938-3316 E: YC8288@usma.edu - or - W.G.Chapman, Curator of Organs E: email@example.com - or - Nathan Smith, maintenance T: (845)938-4616
During the academic year: weekdays at 1200 & 1800; Sunday before & after 1030 service.
Rehung, and chimestand rebuilt, by Verdin in 2012; some existing fittings retained.
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# / D G 4 There are two added semitones There is no practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1919 with bells made by Meneely/Troy No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details: Height of console: 20 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 29 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 29 meters above ground Belfry openness: 30% Year of latest technical information source is 1992*Links:
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