TORONTO - STJO : CANADA - ON

*Location:

   St.John the Baptist /
   St.John's (Norway) Anglican Church
   Woodbine Avenue at Kingston Road
   Toronto, Ontario, Canada
   LL: N 43.67463, W 79.30860
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*Player:

   Volunteers

*Contact:

   Kevin Saloranta, Chime Coordinator
   E: kevin.saloranta@rogers.com
   - or -
   Stanley King, Organist
   - or -
   Rev. Brian Prideaux
   St.John the Baptist, Norway
   470 Woodbine Avenue
   Toronto, ON  M4E 2H6
   T: (416)691-4560
   E: stjohnnorway@rogers.com

*Schedule:

   For Sunday services (1000, 1200)

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  9 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1926
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   Year of latest technical information source is 2002

*Links:

The church Website has a drawing of the building and tower on the splash page.  There is a very good page about the chime, with several pictures of bells and keyboard.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Index to North American baton-keyboard chimes.

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 ON.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 16-Apr-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/04/13
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/01/21


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