BEAVER : USA - PA

*Location:

   Trinity Episcopal Church (ACNA)
   4th and Beaver Streets
   Beaver, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.69818, W 80.30270
*Former Location (1890-1958):
   New York Avenue & Jackson Street
   Rochester, Pennsylvania, USA
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Trinity Church
   390 Beaver Street
   Beaver, PA  15009-2260
   T: (724)774-0679
   E: trinitydesk@verizon.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Congregation moved from old bldg,
   with bells, in mid-1950s.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard (from organ) chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  5 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in unknown year
     with bells made by McShane     
   Prior history:
     In 1890, the instrument was begun with  9 bells
       by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 1999
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website opens with a picture of the building (mouse over the photo for a color version), but there is no mention of the bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane bellfoundry.

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 PA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  3-Oct-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/10/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/01/25


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