St.Charles Borromeo Catholic Church
   South 20th and Christian Streets
   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 39.94105, W 75.17593
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   James Hale


   St.Charles Rectory
   902 South 20th Street
   Philadelphia, PA  19146-2697
   T: (215)735-0600  or  -1140
   F: (215)735-6630




   Some repairs done in 2005-06;
   most bells now playable from chimestand.
   Bass bell swings.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  1 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     D E   /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1904
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006


Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) 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.


   This page was built from the database on 26-Jan-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2011/12/26
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/02/06

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