ROSEMONT : USA - PA

*Location:

   Memorial Church of the Good Shepherd
     (Episcopal)
   Montrose and Lancaster Avenues
   Rosemont,
     Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 40.02486, W 75.32619
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Church of the Good Shepherd
   1116 Lancaster Avenue
   Bryn Mawr, PA  19010-2615
   T: (610)525-7070   F: (610)525-7514
   E: webmaster@goodshepherdrosemont.org
      fathermoyer@verizon.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   McShane bell added in 1955 by Verdin;
   date of its casting not known.
   Keyboard in vestry; chimestand removed.
   Added semitones flat 7th & sharp 4th.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D#F   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1955
     with bells made by McShane     
   Prior history:
     In 1913, the instrument was begun with 11 bells
       by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website has no photo of the building, and says nothing about the bells.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane bellfoundry.
Since the added bell is probably a recycled older bell, it is not indexed.

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 21-Sep-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/20
   and on technical data last updated on 1993/01/01


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