TULSA - FP/2 : USA - OK

*Location:

   First Presbyterian Church
   South Boston Avenue between 7th & 8th
   Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
   LL: N 36.14957, W 95.98773
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*Player:

   Ron Pearson, Organist/Music Director
   E: rpearson@firstchurchtulsa.org

*Contact:

   First Presbyterian Church
   709 South Boston Avenue
   Tulsa, OK  74119-1609
   T: (918)584-4701   F: (918)584-5233

*Schedule:

   (pending)

*Remarks:

   Replaces a 1925 set of 10 Deagan tower
   tubes, now relocated (see FP/1).
   Expected delivery late fall 2007,
   completion by Dec.2007.
   Swinging bells are D,G,A,B, also used
   for Cambridge (Westminster) quarters.
   Frame (by Verdin) allows for future
   addition of manual action and up to four
   more basses (E, F, F#, G#).

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 32 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range: (D) G B   /    NONE  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 2007
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: S2    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007
*Links:

The church Website includes a near-aerial photo of the tower in the Flash heading of the home page.  But there is no information about the building or about the installation of these bells.

Building description from Emporis Buildings (no photos as of Aug.'07)
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by 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 OK.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 19-Aug-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/08/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/08/09
*Photos:

(none available)


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