BETHLEHEM - G : USA - PA

*Location:

   Grace Deliverance Baptist Church
     (was Grace Lutheran Church, ELCA)
   East Broad Street at School Street
   Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.622047 W 75.376065
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Grace Church
   74 East Broad Street
   Bethlehem, PA  18018-5917
   - or -
   E: harvest925@aol.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Tubular bells attributed to Durfee;
   added semitones are sharp 4th, flat 7th,
   sharp unison and its octave.  Played
   from a chimestand possibly supplied by
   McShane.
   31 May 2012: Church closed, building
   sold to another denomination.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 15 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     G#C#  /    NONE  
   There are four added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1904
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006
*Links:

Old postcard photo

An even older postcard photo, b/w of church & parsonage; tubes possibly visible in tower

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 PA.
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*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 19-Aug-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/08/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/03/20
*Photos:

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Building
Photo page, showing belfry and chimestand details

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