TIFFIN - F : USA - OH

*Location:

   First English Lutheran Church (ELCA)
   Melmore Street near Warren Street
   Tiffin, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 41.10244, W 83.16900
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*Player:

   Curtis King, Organist
   E: cking6876@gmail.com

*Contact:

   First Lutheran Church
   300 Melmore Street
   Tiffin, OH  44883-3598
   T: (419)447-1323   F: (419)447-1368
   E: 1lutheran@sbcglobal.net

*Schedule:

   Rarely used.

*Remarks:

   Added semitone is flat 7th.
   Original electric keyboard retained
   though now disused.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 10 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1964
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  0 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:  99%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2011
*Links:

The church Website has a Church Pictures page which shows the bell tower.  But there is no history and no mention of these bells.

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 22-Jan-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/01/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2011/07/07
*Photos:

(none available)


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