First Presbyterian Church (PCUSA)
     (was Central Presbyterian Church)
   South Harrison Street & West 11th Ave.
   Amarillo, Texas, USA
   LL: N 35.20257, W 101.84108
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   First Presbyterian Church
   1100 South Harrison Street
   Amarillo, TX  79101
   T: (806)373-4242   F: (806)373-2407
   E: comments/@/firstpres DOTcom


   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters


   Tower tubes by Deagan, installed by
   C.J.Gercken; chromatic minus lowest
   and highest semitones.
   Keyboard disconnected.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 18 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D A   /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1927
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   Auxiliary mechanisms: Q4    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1960

The church Website has a tower photo, and mentions this chime.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the J.C.Deagan Company.

Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).

Index to all tower tube instruments in TX.
Index to all tower bell instruments in TX.

   This page was built from the database on 11-Jan-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/01/11
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/09/08

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