CONSHOHOCKEN : USA - PA

   Saylor Memorial Chime

*Location:

   Calvary Episcopal Church
   Fayette Street and 4th Avenue
   Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.07618, W 75.30382
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Calvary Church
   PO Box 546
   Conshohocken, PA  19428-0546
   T: (610)260-0820 (rectory)
      (610)825-5959 (office)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Chimestand disconnected, not removed

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 16 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     F C   /    NONE  
   There are three added semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1945
     with  2 bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1929, the instrument was begun with 14 bells
       by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

A church history records the gift of the bells.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard 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.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 21-Sep-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/07/29


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