SPARTANBURG - A : USA - SC

*Location:

   Episcopal Church of the Advent
   Advent Street, between East Kennedy
     and East Main Streets
   Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA
   LL: N 34.94988, W 81.92427
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*Player:

   (parishioners)

*Contact:

   Church of the Advent
   141 Advent Street
   Spartanburg, SC  29302-1904
   T: (864)585-2268   F: (864)585-2202
   E: aharken@churchofadvent.org

*Schedule:

   Before and after church services;
   for weddings and funerals.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1926
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Year of latest technical information source is 2009

*Links:

The church Website has a clickable picture of the building and tower on the home page.  The History page does not mention the addition of the "gothic tower" in 1915 (as reported in an earlier version of the Website).  The Music page names the group of parishioners who play the chime.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) bellfoundry.

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 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/12/27
   and on technical data last updated on 2009/12/27


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