NEILLSVILLE : USA - WI

*Location:

   United Church of Christ
   West Second and Park Streets
   Neillsville, Wisconsin, USA
   LL: N 44.55662, W 90.60384
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*Player:

   Deon Spangler, Organist
   E: deon@tds.net

*Contact:

   James D. Mohr, Pastor
   United Church of Christ
   *parcel:
     515 West Second Street
     Neillsville, WI  54456
   *postal:
     PO Box 6
     Neillsville, WI  54456-0006
   T: (715)743-2147
   E: jmohr@tds.net,  ucc@tds.net

*Schedule:

   Rarely used - action erratic
   (but local work is in progress).

*Remarks:

   Bells cast in 1966; tower, clappers,
   electric action & keyboard all built
   and installed by church members,
   completed April 1967; added semitones
   are flat 2nd, sharp 4th, flat 7th,
   flat 9th (Db,F#,Bb,Db).

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 15 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C F   /    NONE  
   There are four added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1967
     with bells made by Rüetschi    
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006

*Links:

The church Website shows the unique double-A-frame tower on the home page.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Rüetschi bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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  5-Nov-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/11/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/11/01


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