MADISON - GC : USA - WI

*Location:

   Grace Episcopal Church
   West Washington Avenue
   (opposite State Capitol)
   Madison, Wisconsin, USA
   LL: N 43.07396, W 89.38593
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Grace Episcopal Church
   116 West Washington Avenue
   Madison, WI  53703
   T: (608)255-5147
   E: music@graceec.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Electric keyboard near organ.
   P&F additions in 1955(6), 1958(1),
   1962(1), 1967(3), and 1975(3).

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  4 semitone(s)
   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
       by Jones       
   Year of latest technical information source is 1984
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website has no photo of the building, and does not mention these bells.

Building photos from Emporis Buildings
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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 21-Apr-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/04/20
   and on technical data last updated on 1991/12/11


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