The St.Matthew's Bell Tower (was part of St.Matthew's Church) 755 rue St-Jean, at rue Saint-Augustin Québec City, Québec, Canada LL: N 46.81090, W 71.21789
Québec City Guild of Change-Ringers c/o Douglas H. Kitson PO Box 32027 Québec City, QC G1M 3N9 H: (418)948-3358 E: Quebec.Ringers@POBox.com
Verify the current ringers' contact(s) at the NAGCR Website.
Monthly practices, usually 1330-1530 on second Saturday.
The tower was part of St.Matthew's Church prior to the 1980 closure and conversion, and thereafter was little used (and unringable) for many years; the body of the building now contains La Bibliothèque de Québec and an art gallery.
Ring of 8 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: ROPE / NONE There are no added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1885 with bells made by Warner Year of latest technical information source is 1991
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Warner bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Ranking among all North American rings by pitch/weight.
Ranking among all North American rings by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American rings by year of completion.
Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Index to all tower bell instruments in QU.
This page was built from the database on 13-Nov-08 based on textual data last updated on 2008/10/10 and on technical data last updated on 1991/06/13
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