HOUSTON - STP/2 : USA - TX

*Location:

   Lower belfry
   St.Paul's United Methodist Church
   South Main and Binz Streets
   Houston, Texas, USA
   LL: N 29.72580, W 95.38878
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*Contact:

   St.Paul's Methodist Church
   5501 South Main Street
   Houston, TX  77004-0699
   T: (713)528-0527   F: (713)528-7748
   Attn: Dawn Uebelhart,
     Music Administrator
   W: (713)528-0529, x30
   E: dawn@stpaulshouston.org

*Schedule:

   Sundays after service, approx.1200-20.
   Practice Mon 1830-2100, alternating
   weeks with St.Thomas; inquire for
   current week's schedule.

*Remarks:

   Lower belfry was created from existing
   space in the tower; bells hung
   Oct.'01, installation complete Dec.'01,
   dedicated on the second
   Sunday of Easter '02.

*Technical data:

   Ring of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2001
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001

*Links:

The church Website has a fine photo of the building on the home page, but does not yet mention this new ring.

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

Ranking among all North American rings by pitch/weight.
Ranking among all North American rings by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American rings by year of completion.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).

Index to all tower bell instruments in TX, including the 10-bell chime in the upper belfry of the same tower:

HOUSTON - STP/1               : USA - TX   

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  3-May-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/04/27
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/01/30


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