LEBANON - CC : USA - PA

*Location:

   Christ Church (Presbyterian/PCUSA)
   West Maple Street (Route 72)
     at Furnace Hill Road
   Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.35070, W 76.43461
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*Player:

   Church members

*Contact:

   Christ Church Office
   1300 Maple Street
   Lebanon, PA  17046-2764
   T: (717)272-9541
   - or -
   Christ Church Manse
   737 Maple Street
   Lebanon, PA  17046
   T: (717)272-2462
   E: cpcleb@evenlink.com

*Schedule:

   Sunday mornings

*Remarks:

   Jones chime was unsatisfactory, and
   those bells were returned to that
   foundry; but chimestand and other
   parts were retained for use with the
   new Meneely (Troy) bells.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1967
     with  1 bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1887, the instrument was begun with  9 bells
       by Meneely/Troy
     In 1872, a complete instrument was installed
       with 9 bells made by Jones       
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the building on the home page, and mentions the chimers on the Programs page.  But there is no history of the congregation or building.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Jones bellfoundry.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) 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 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/10/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/03/01


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