CINCINNATI - CC : USA - OH

*Location:

   Christ Church Cathedral
   East Fourth and Sycamore Streets
   Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 39.10088, W 84.50705
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Christ Church Cathedral
   318 East Fourth Street
   Cincinnati, OH  45202-4202
   T: (513)621-1817   F: (513)621-9013
   E: knoe@cccath.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Keyboard at the organ.
   Church organized in 1817, and became
   a cathedral in 1993.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 14 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2003
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003

*Links:

The cathedral Website has a tiny sketch of the tower in the masthead of every page.  There is a page about the bells, with a photo in the belfry.

An illustrated news article about the installation of the bells.

The Wikipedia article about the cathedral has a photo centered on the bell tower, which is part of the parish hall building.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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 OH.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 29-Mar-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/03/29
   and on technical data last updated on 2003/07/11


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