JANESVILLE : USA - WI

*Location:

   First Congregational Church, UCC
   South Jackson and Dodge Streets
   Janesville, Wisconsin, USA
   LL: N 42.68042, W 89.02642
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   First Congregational Church
   54 South Jackson Street
   Janesville, WI  53548-3837
   T: (608)752-8716   F: (608)752-8790
   E: firstcon@tds.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitone is flat 7th.  Swinging
   bells were major triad in bass.
   Keystroke shortened when transmission
   was restrung with cable.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D E   /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1907
     with bells made by McShane     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nW3   
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 10 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   18 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  20 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  30%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2013
*Links:

The church Website opens with a photo of the building.  But there is no history and no information about these bells.

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 28-Jun-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/06/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/06/25
*Photos:

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