MARYSVILLE : USA - OH

   Arthur Chimes

*Location:

   East tower
   First United Methodist Church
   South Court & Sixth Streets
   Marysville, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 40.23525, W 83.36856
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*Player:

   Christ Westfall, organist

*Contact:

   First Methodist Church
   207 South Court Street
   Marysville, OH  43040-1546
   T: (937)642-4712
   E: fumc@fumcmarysville.org
      kendaft@marysvillefumc.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original chimestand plays only the
   original 10 bells (including flat 7th),
   via new transmission.  New bells
   (treble and sharp 4th), cast to old
   profiles, have similar sound.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard (from organ) chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition (organ) is unknown
   Keyboard range (organ):          ----  /    ----  
   Transposition (chimestand) is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range (chimestand):     F G   /    F A# 4  
   There are two added semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1985
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1920, the instrument was begun with 10 bells
       by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website as no photos, no history, and no mention of these bells.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) bellfoundry.

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 18-Sep-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/16
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/09/07


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