READING - TL : USA - PA

*Location:

   Trinity Lutheran Church (ELCA)
   Washington and North 6th Streets
   Reading, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.33708, W 75.92637
Site locator map

*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Trinity Lutheran Church
   527 Washington Street
   Reading, PA  19601-3420
   T: (610)374-4861   F: (610)371-0712
   E: bardhouse@oldtrinity.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Uses computer entry/transposition pgm.
   Gift of Wilson C. Laucks, Sr.;
   donor plaque dated 1951.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1952
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is unknown
*Links:

The Historical Marker Database has a photo of the building and one of the donor plaque for the bells.

Building photos from Emporis Buildings
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

Where 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 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 17-Oct-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/09/15
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/05/18
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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