SHARON : USA - PA

   Henry B. Forker, III and Harry B.
     McDowell, Jr. Memorial Carillon

*Location:

   St.John's Episcopal Church
   West State Street at North Irvine Ave.
   Sharon, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 41.23312, W 80.51327
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*Carillonist:

   Paula Anne Kubik   (A)
   5138 Perry Highway
   Volant, PA  16156-4220
   T: (724)533-2364   C: (724)866-6605
   E: wskipak@aol.com

*Contact:

   Rev. A. Malcolm MacMillan, Rector
   St.John's Episcopal Church
   226 West State Street
   Sharon, PA  16146-1341
   T: (724)347-4501   F: (724)347-4502

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   4-octave keyboard.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  7 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C C 23
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is a non-identical practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1969
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E4    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1973
*Links:

An old photo of the building is linked to some history of the parish, and to some modern photos, one of which shows the open-framed carillon tower.  (It isn't yet known whether there is an old bell in the stone tower.)

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by year of completion.

Other medium carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in PA.

Index to all tower bell instruments in PA.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 31-Jul-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/07/25
   and on technical data last updated on 1975/07/20
*Photos:

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