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: firstname.lastname@example.org - or - Nathan Smith, maintenance T: (845)938-4616
During the academic year: weekdays at 1200 & 1800; Sunday before & after 1030 service.
Gift of Mrs.James M. Lawton in memory of her father, Maj.Gen. Robert Anderson, class of 1825, commander of Ft.Sumter at outbreak of Civil War. 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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