BURLINGTON : USA - VT

*Location:

   St.Paul's Episcopal Cathedral
   (originally St.Paul's PE Church)
   Cathedral Square
   Battery & Cherry Streets
   Burlington, Vermont, USA
   LL: N 44.47991, W 73.21838
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*Player:

   Mark Howe, Music Director

*Contact:

   St.Paul's Cathedral
   2 Cherry Street
   Burlington, VT  05401-7304
   T: (802)864-0471   F: (802)860-0489

*Schedule:

   Occasional

*Remarks:

   Original building burned in 1971;
   bells were rescued, rehung and
   electrified in new building, 1973.
   Refurbished and relocated in 1990,
   with cracked flat 7th put in garden.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     F F   /    ----  
   There are no added semitones
   The present keyboard was installed in 1990
     by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1895, the complete instrument was installed
       with 9 bells made by Meneely/Troy
       (8 bells remain from that work.)
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The Cathedral Website opens with two photos of the building and bell tower.  The About page has a paragraph about these bells.

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 VT.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 29-Dec-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/12/27
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/11/17


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