NEWPORT - T : USA - RI

*Location:

   Trinity Episcopal Church
   Queen Anne Square
   Spring and Church Streets
   Newport, Rhode Island, USA
   LL: N 41.48732, W 71.31340
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Trinity Church
   P.O.Box 359
   Newport, RI  02840-0306
   T: (401)846-0660   F: (401)846-8440
   E: info@trinitynewport.org
      MusicDirector@trinitynewport.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of  8 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 1899
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 1912

*Links:

The church Website opens with a child's drawing of the church and its unusual multi-pinnacled bell tower.  But the chime is nowhere mentioned.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) 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 RI.

*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 1992/11/11


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