Catherwood Memorial Bells
Church of the Redeemer (Episcopal) New Gulph and Pennswood Roads Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA LL: N 40.02211, W 75.30646
Michael Diorio, Director of Music E email@example.com
Church of the Redeemer *parcel: 230 Pennswood Road Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 *postal: Box 1030 Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-7030 T: (610)525-2486 F: (610)525-4587 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cambridge (Westminster) quarters, noon to 3pm daily; hour strike 9am to 8pm daily; Angelus at 1213 on Wed.
Original added semitone was flat 7th. Electrified in 1980s. Expansion replaced prior treble, slightly tuned two remaining trebles, added sharp 4th and new treble. Also reported as 6 added bells. Also a separate tolling bell from the early 1860s.
Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- There are two added semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1992 with 3 bells made by Petit & Fritsen Prior history: In 1929, the instrument was begun with 10 bells by Meneely/Troy (9 bells remain from that work.) Year of latest technical information source is 2004
The church probably looks like this.
A photo gallery has three exterior views which show all or part of the bell tower.
A winter photo gallery includes at least three views of the tower.
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the
Meneely (Troy) bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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 PA.
This page was built from the database on 28-Sep-10 based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/24 and on technical data last updated on 2004/01/05
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