READING - W : USA - PA

*Location:

   Wesley United Methodist Church
     (was Windsor Street Methodist Church)
   North Front & West Windsor Streets
   Reading, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.34926, W 75.93543
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Wesley United Methodist Church
   101 West Windsor Street
   Reading, PA  19601-2032
   T: (610)376-3419
   E: wesley101@enter.net
      pastordavid@wesleyumc-reading.org
      parishoffice@wesleyumc-reading.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original installation was playable from
   the organ.  Re-electrified in 1957.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime 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 whole instrument was installed in 1923
     with bells made by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

*Links:

The church Website has no history, no photo of the building, and no mention of these bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane 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 2010/09/20
   and on technical data last updated on 1993/01/01


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