MONTREAL - STPA : CANADA - QU

*Location:

   St.Patrick's Basilica
   rue St-Alexandre at rue Dowd
   Montréal, Québec, Canada
   LL: N 45.50341, W 73.56457
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Patrick's Church
   454 Boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest
   Montréal, QC  H2Z 1A7
   T: (514)866-0491  or  -7379

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Tenor and 7th cast & installed 1908;
   all originally equipped with fittings
   for change ringing, but apparently was
   never so used.  Now unringable, as
   ropes, wheels & clappers were removed
   in late 20th c.
   Electric keyboard 5 octaves.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1910
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004

*Links:

Building description from Emporis Buildings (no photos as of Aug.'10)
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel 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 QU.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 14-Nov-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/11/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/02/12


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