MADISON - GC : USA - WI

*Location:

   Grace Episcopal Church
   West Washington Avenue
   (opposite State Capitol)
   Madison, Wisconsin, USA
   LL: N 43.07398, W 89.38568
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*Contact:

   Grace Episcopal Church
   116 West Washington Avenue
   Madison, WI  53703
   T: (608)255-5147
   E: togracechurch@gmail.com
      togracechurchrector@gmail.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Electric keyboard near organ.
   P&F additions in 1955(6), 1958(1),
   1962(1), 1967(3), and 1975(3).
   Strikers, wiring & controls replaced
   in 2018 by Lee Mfg. Co., Muskegon.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     C A#23/    NONE  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1975
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1874, the instrument was begun with  9 bells
       made by Jones       
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nI    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The church Website says nothing about the bells, but the building is in the background of a photo far down the long home page..

News article (Mar'19) about a concert mentions the "newly restored bell tower."

Building photos from Emporis Buildings
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

Where the first phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Jones bellfoundry.
Where the final phase of 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 non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in WI.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 17-Apr-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/04/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/01/28
*Photos:

(none available)

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