EAU CLAIRE - G : USA - WI

*Location:

   Grace Lutheran Church (ELCA)
   West Grand & Second Avenues
   Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA
   LL: N 44.80908, W 91.50432
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*Player:

   Elaine Mann,
     Director of Music Ministries
   E: ElaineGraceEau /@/ sbcglobal DOTnet

*Contact:

   Grace Lutheran Church
   202 West Grand Avenue
   Eau Claire, WI  54703-5327
   T: (715)832-9713   F: (715)832-1502
   E: GaryGraceEau@sbcglobal.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitones sharp 4th & flat 7th.
   Original electric keyboard (range C-E)
   beside organ console in balcony;
   disused Verdin roll player in closet.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  2 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1936
     with bells made by McShane     
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006

*Links:

The church Website has an old photo of the building on the History page; the body of the building has since been extended past (and around) the tower to the edge of the sidewalk.  There is no mention of this chime.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane 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 WI.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 29-Mar-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/03/29
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/10/30


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