SPARTANBURG - FP : USA - SC

*Location:

   First Presbyterian Church (PCUSA)
   East Main Street at Chestnut Street
   Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA
   LL: N 34.95090, W 81.92259
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*Player:

   Holt Andrews, Music Director
   E: rhandrews@fpcspartanburg.org
   - and -
   Marcia Andrews, Organist
   E: mandrews@fpcspartanburg.org

*Contact:

   First Presbyterian Church
   393 East Main Street
   Spartanburg, SC  29302
   T: (864)583-4531   F: (864)591-3391
   E: sstewart@fpcspartanburg.org

*Schedule:

   Automatic play daily at 0800 and 1200

*Remarks:

   First four bells (all swinging) were
   installed 1994.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 2003
     with 34 bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1996, the instrument was begun with 14 bells
       by Paccard      (4 cast in 1994)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: S4E   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2007
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

On the church Website, alternating series of small photos in the upper left corner of the home page sometimes shows the bell tower. 

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of 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 19-Aug-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/04/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/08/09
*Photos:

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