Martin Milford Jones Memorial
Upper belfry St.Paul's United Methodist Church South Main Street at Binz Street Houston, Texas, USA LL: N 29.72580, W 95.38878*Former Location (1909-1930):
Milam & McGowan Streets
Mark Edenfield, Organist/Choirmaster W: (713)528-0527 x30 E: firstname.lastname@example.org - or - St.Paul's Methodist Church 5501 South Main Street Houston, TX 77004-0699 T: (713)528-0527 F: (713)528-7748 E: email@example.com
Seldom used, because too many nearby churches have speaker systems.
Original chimestand apparently was abandoned when church relocated. Electric action and keyboard replaced in 1995. Upper belfry is original to the building.
Electric-keyboard chime of 10 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. The present keyboard was installed in 1930 by an unknown maker Prior history: In 1908, the complete instrument was installed with bells made by Meneely/Troy Year of latest technical information source is 2005
from Emporis Buildings (no photos as of Aug.'07)
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)
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 TX, including the 8-bell ring in the lower belfry of the same tower:
HOUSTON - STP/2 : USA - TX
This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11 based on textual data last updated on 2007/08/01 and on technical data last updated on 2002/01/30
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