BROCKVILLE - STP : CANADA - ON

*Location:

   Parish of St.Lawrence
   (St.Peter's Anglican Church)
   Park and Pine Streets
   Brockville, Ontario, Canada
   LL: N 44.5930, W 75.6813
*Previous location (1899-1901):
   St.George's Anglican Church
   Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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*Player:

   Don & Linda Wright
   24 Peden Boulevard
   Brockville, ON  K6V 3K3
   H: (613)342-6399
   E: donlinwright@sympatico.ca

*Contact:

   St.Peter's Church
   80 Pine Street
   Brockville, ON  K6V 1G7
   T: (613)345-5717
   E: info/@/parishofstlawrence DOTorg

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Tower tubes made by Harringon, Latham
   & Co., Coventry, England; rung from
   taut-rope rack numbered 1-10 from
   right to left (change-ringing order);
   added semitones are F#,Bb,C# (relative
   to "keyboard order" of C-E).
   Dec.2006: Parish renamed on merger with
   Trinity Church (now redundant).

*Technical data:

   Chime with Ellacombe stand of 13 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C E   /    NONE  
   There are three added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1901
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004
*Links:

The church Website has a small photo of the building on the home page.  There is a paragraph about the acquisition of this chime at the bottom of the Music page.

A page about the Oshawa chime includes two photos of the chiming rack here, showing taut-rope playing technique (the loose-rope technique can also be used).

An illustrated visit report by Joe Connors

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of its maker.

Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).

Index to all tower tube instruments in ON.
Index to all tower bell instruments in ON.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 23-Aug-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/08/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2004/04/03
*Photos:

(none available)


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