Grace Church in Providence (Episcopal) Mathewson and Westminster Streets Providence, Rhode Island, USA LL: N 42.82210, W 71.41368
Mark Johnson, Music Director H: (401)454-7436 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Grace Church 175 Mathewson Street Providence, RI 02903-3499 T: (401)331-3225 F: (401)331-3247 E: email@example.com [parish sec'y]
Original bells by Henry N. Hooper & Co., Boston. Cambridge (Westminster) quarters from Seth Thomas tower clock. Electric keyboard (movable) near chancel, with action independent of clock and chimestand.
Traditional chime (chimestand) of 16 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: D G / NONE There are two missing bass semitones There is no practice console 9 bells were recast or replaced in 1940 by Meneely/Wvlt Prior history: In 1861, the complete instrument was installed with bells made by Hooper/Blake (7 bells remain from that work.) Year of latest technical information source is 1993
The historical note for a library special collection adds further details, but incorrectly attributes the recasting and retuning to the Meneely/Troy bellfoundry.
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Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.
Other chimes which qualify as mini-carillons.
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.
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