Timothy Eaton Memorial United Church St.Clair Avenue West at Warren Road Toronto, Ontario, Canada LL: N 43.68606, W 79.40562
The Tomlinsons E: martin.tomlinson /@/ blakes DOTcom - and - Graham Boundy E: gboundy /@/ sympatico DOTca*Past Chimers:
19??-?? Douglas Armstrong (d.)
Marty Smyth, Director of Music Timothy Eaton Church 230 St.Clair Avenue West Toronto, ON M4V 1R5 T: (416)925-5977 F: (416)925-0084 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Most Sundays, 1030-1100; also most special occasions.
Hybrid keyboard, with "pump-handle" keys arranged in two rows; the manual C key for bourdon is in upper row above "adjacent" D, and there is no space for a C# key; one pedal. Rehung by Verdin 1989-90, possibly on a new frame. Bourdon swings. Added semitones: keyboard F#,A#,C#,D#,F#,G#; thus it needs only low G# and high A# to be a minimum-sized carillon.
Traditional chime (chimestand) of 21 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A in the bass octave Transposition is down 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / C -- 1 There are six added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1914 with bells made by Warner Year of latest technical information source is 1997
Photos of the chimestand (156KB) and the tower (160KB), supplied by Peter Ryde.
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Warner 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 ON.
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