First United Methodist Church
   Sam Houston Avenue at 10th Street
   Huntsville, Texas, USA
   LL: N 30.72440, W 95.55154
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   Dr.David Fleming, Organist


   First United Methodist Church
   1016 Sam Houston Avenue
   Huntsville, TX  77320-3999
   T: (936)295-5441   F: (936)295-9500


   Every Sunday


   Tower tubes by Deagan, donated by
   estate of Mrs. Ella C. Dean,
   installed by R.Lofink; added semitone
   is flat 7th; two-octave keyboard.
   Also in tower is a conventional bell.
   Church has original Deagan music book,
   with additions by Wm. Pugh.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 10 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     F G   /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1933
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005

The church Website mentions the chime on the first About Our Church page.  That page has a photo of the building, and there is another one in the Photo Gallery; the chime is in the taller tower.

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 30-Nov-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/11/24
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/09/08

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