COLUMBIA - STJ : USA - SC

*Location:

   St.Joseph's Catholic Church
   Devine Street at Bonham Road
   Columbia, South Carolina, USA
   LL: N 33.99643, W 80.98978
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Joseph's Catholic Church
   3512 Devine Street
   Columbia, SC  29205-1904
   T: (803)254-7646   F: (803)799-7607
   E: StJoeDoC@aol.com
   - or -
   Teresa S. Riley, Music Director
   E: MusDirTSR@aol.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Originally four bells, augmented later.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2006
     with bells made by Paccard    (except for 4)
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012

*Links:

The Church Website has a photo of the building, but it doesn't show the bell tower.  There is no parish history and no mention of these bells.  However, the Webpage of the church choirs has a small drawing of the building and tower.

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

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in SC.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 20-Mar-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/06/12
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/03/18


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