NEWPORT NEWS - OL : USA - VA

*Location:

   Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
   Harpersville Road at Gatewood Road
   Newport News, Virginia, USA
   LL: N 37.05301, W 76.47271
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
   100 Harpersville Road
   Newport News, VA  23601-2324
   T: (757)595-0385   F: (757)599-9285
   E: ksoprano@olmc.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1994
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen in 1993
   Year of latest technical information source is 2002

*Links:

The church Website does not mention the bells.

A photo (32KB) of the bell tower

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 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 VA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/03/21


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