St.Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELCA) King Street at former Tobacco Street (Marion Square) Charleston, South Carolina, USA LL: N 32.78678, W 79.93713
Doug Ludlum, Music Director T: (843)452-8504 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
St.Matthew's Church 405 King Street Charleston, SC 29403-0646 T: (843)723-1611 F: (843)723-8050
Cambridge (Westminster) quarters, but without pause between phrases.
Original bells survived a major fire in 1965; expansion occurred in the course of rebuilding. Added semitones are flat 7th (original) and octave sharp 4th (new). Electric keyboard beside organ console at center of rear balcony. 2008: Rehung by Christoph Paccard Bellfoundries, with tenor now swingable.
Electric-keyboard chime of 13 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is E in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: E A# / NONE There are two added semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1965 with bells made by Petit & Fritsen Prior history: In 1901, the instrument was begun with 10 bells by Meneely/Wvlt Year of latest technical information source is 2003
News article (Nov'08) on the reinstallation of the bells, after renovation by Christoph Paccard Bellfoundries; with photo and video clip, and link to older story about the bells' removal.
from Emporis Buildings
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the
Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of 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 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 SC.
This page was built from the database on 25-Aug-07 based on textual data last updated on 2007/08/25 and on technical data last updated on 2007/03/11
Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.
[TowerBells Home Page] [Site data top page] [Credits and Disclaimers] [Feedback]
Please send comments or questions to email@example.com