PHILADELPHIA - CSTM : USA - PA

*Location:

   Christ Church & St.Michael's
     (Episcopal)
   West Tulpehocken and McCallum Streets
   Germantown,
     Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.04058, W 75.18191
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*Player:

   Peter Gentieu
   6557 Yadkin Court
   Franconia, VA  22310-2322
   T: (703)922-4382
   E: peter.gentieu@gmail.com

*Contact:

   Christ Church & St.Michael's
   29 West Tulpehocken Street
   Philadelphia, PA  19144-2607
   T: (215)844-7274   F: (215)844-6438

*Schedule:

   First Sunday of each month, before &
   after 1030 service; also some high
   holy days.

*Remarks:

   Added semitone is flat 7th.
   Tenor swings.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     F G   /    F A# 4
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1899
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Auxiliary mechanisms: S1    
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  5 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   15 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  18 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  60%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2013
*Links:

Where 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  4-Jan-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/10/31
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/01/02
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