CINCINNATI - GH : USA - OH

*Location:

   Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery
   Montgomery Road at Cornell Road
     (near I-275)
   Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 39.25966, W 84.33175
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Gate of Heaven Cemetery
   11000 Montgomery Road
   Cincinnati, OH  45249-2307
   T: (513)489-0300   F: (513)489-1817
   E: info@gateofheaven.org

*Schedule:

   Chimes quarter hours, chimes and plays
   a tune at the half and the hour;
   silent from 9pm to 8am.

*Remarks:

   Portable keyboard can be plugged in at
   base of tower for live play.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1999
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1987, the instrument was begun with 14 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

On the cemetery Website, click Visual Tour, then Garden of the Chimes, to see a small photo of the bell tower.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of 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 non-traditional carillons by pitch (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 OH.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/03/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2003/07/15


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