CINCINNATI - OTR : USA - OH

*Location:

   Over-the-Rhine Bell Tower
   Liberty Street and Reading Road
   Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 39.11111, W 84.50411
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   OTR Foundation
   c/o OTR Chamber of Commerce
   1305 Main Street
   Cincinnati, OH  45210
   T: (513)241-2690
   - or -
   1317 Main Street
   Cincinnati, OH  45210
   T: (513)721-1317   F: (513)721-2224
   E: otrfoundation@aol.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Triangular tower houses at least six
   bells identified with nations from
   which immigrants came to this
   neighborhood over the years, plus the 14
   bells of the former "V" chime of the
   nearby Verdin Company.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 20 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1996
     with some bells made by Petit & Fritsen in 1992
   Year of latest technical information source is 2002

*Links:

A Verdin Company photo page includes a small picture of this tower.

Waymarking page, with 2 photos

Two Flickr photos:  #1#2

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 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/03/29
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/09/30


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