AIKEN : USA - SC

*Location:

   St.Thaddeus Episcopal Church
   Pendleton Street SW
     at Augusta-Aiken Road (US Hwy 1)
   Aiken, South Carolina, USA
   LL: N 33.56190, W 81.72463
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*Carillonist:

   Donald Dupee, Director of Music
   T: (803)648-7662
   E: don@stthaddeus.org
*Past carillonist:
   19??-?? R.B.McKellar   (d.)

*Contact:

   St.Thaddeus Church Office
   125 Pendleton Street SW
   Aiken, SC  29801-3861
   T: (803)648-5497   F: (803)638-2991
   E: stthad@bellsouth.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Also a large single bell of unknown
   date and origin

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C E   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1964
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1970
*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the building in the heading of every page.  But there is no history of the parish, and no mention of these bells

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen 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 small carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in SC.

Index to all tower bell instruments in SC.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 24-Oct-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/10/21
   and on technical data last updated on 1975/07/20
*Photos:

(none available)


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