CHARLESTON - STJ : USA - SC

*Location:

   St.John's Lutheran Church (ELCA)
   Archdale & Magazine Streets
   Charleston, South Carolina, USA
   LL: N 32.77892, W 79.93459
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*Player:

   Roy Stewart

*Contact:

   St.John's Lutheran Church
   5 Clifford Street
   Charleston, SC  29401
   T: (843)723-2426   F: (843)577-2543
   E: church3680@bellsouth.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Installation and controls by Vanbergen;
   sub-bourdon also swings.
   Designed to enable future expansion.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard (from organ) chime of 19 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range: (G )C G   /    NONE  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1992
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004

*Links:

The church Website mentions this chime on the Music page (found under Programs).  There is a picture of the tower on the Contact page.

A Waymarking article has 3 photos of the bell tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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 SC.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 18-Jul-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/07/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2004/12/14


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