LEECHBURG : USA - PA

*Location:

   First Evangelical Lutheran Church
   Main Street at Pitt Street
   Leechburg, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.62647, W 79.60193
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   First Lutheran Church
   358 Main Street
   Leechburg, PA  15656-1356
   T: (412)845-7518
   E: info@ServingGodGracefully.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original added semitone was flat 7th.
   Electrified in 1947; expansion in 2
   stages thereafter, years unknown.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     F F   /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1986
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1947, the instrument was enlarged
       by Petit & Fritsen
     In 1910, the instrument was begun with 10 bells
       by Meneely/Wvlt
   Auxiliary mechanisms: S1    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The church Website has good pictures of the building and tower (use "The Round Church" link at the top of the home page).  But it says nothing about the bells beyond linking back to the page you are now reading.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
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 non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in PA.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 19-Aug-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/04/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/08/09
*Photos:

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