CATASAUQUA - F : USA - PA

*Location:

   Catasauqua Presbyterian Church (PCUSA)
     (was First Presbyterian Church)
   2nd & Pine Streets
   Catasauqua, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.65533, W 75.47481
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Catasauqua Presbyterian Church
   210 Pine Street
   Catasauqua, PA  18032-2451
   T: (610)264-2595
   E: doug@cattypresbyterian.org  [pastor]

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitones sharp 4th & flat 7th.
   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  2 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1925
     with bells made by McShane     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: OQ4   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001
*Links:

The church Webpage has a truncated photo of the building; unfortunately the bell tower is chopped off.  There is no history of the congregation or the building, and 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 19-Aug-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/08/15
   and on technical data last updated on 1993/01/01
*Photos:

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