YONKERS - STP : USA - NY

*Location:

   Faith Church
     (was St.Paul's Episcopal Church)
   Palisade Avenue at Northview Place
   Yonkers, New York, USA
   LL: N 40.95573, W 73.88656
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*Player:

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*Contact:

   Faith Church
   636 Palisade Avenue
   Yonkers, NY  10703-2122
   T: (914)966-7655
   E: info/@/faithchurchyonkers DOTorg

*Schedule:

   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters
   with night silencer

*Remarks:

   Original added semitones: flat 7th,
   sharp 4th & its octave; keyboard near
   organ console.  Expansion included new
   keyboard, roll player, clock.
   Both installations by Arthur Bigelow.
   New controls by Vanbergen in 1989.
   Also a steel swinging bell.
   2017: parish closed; Episcopal diocese
   retains ownership of the building.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  3 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    NONE  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1965
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1955, the instrument was begun with 15 bells
       with bells made by Paccard     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: EQ    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1965
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The church Website has no exterior photo of the building, and no mention of these bells.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NY.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 15-Mar-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/03/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2019/01/14
*Photos:

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