WACO - STA : USA - TX

*Location:

   St.Alban's Episcopal Church
   North 30th Street at Columbus Avenue
   Waco, Texas, USA
   LL: N 31.53832, W 97.15714
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*Player:

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*Contact:

   St.Alban's Episcopal Church
   305 North 30th Street
   Waco, TX  76710-7225
   T: (817)752-1773 
   F: (817)752-7843
   E: stalbans@grandecom.net
   - or -
   Lynnette G. Geary   (C)
   916 Susan Street
   Waco, TX  76706-4931
   H: (254)662-4523   W: (254)710-3361
   F: (254)710-3639
   E: Lynnette_Geary@Baylor.edu

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Keyboard 3 1/2 octaves from C;
   keys for missing basses dropped;
   space for 1/2 octave of trebles.
   Practice keyboard is four octaves.
   Sub-bourdon swings.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 36 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up 17 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range: (D) G G   /(D) G G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is a non-identical practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1953
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991

*Links:

The church Website has a sketch of the building and tower on the home page, and a good photo on the About Us page.  The History page mentions the acquisition of the carillon.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by year of completion.

Other medium carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in TX.

Index to all tower bell instruments in TX.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 24-Dec-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/11/30
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/12/31


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