Christ Church United Methodist (was State Street M.E., then First M.) Quarrier Street at Morris Street Charleston, West Virginia, USA LL: N 38.345098 W 81.629078
Christ Church United Methodist Attn: David Donathan, Director of Music Ministries/Organist 1221 Quarrier Street Charleston, WV 25301-1809 T: (304)342-0192 F: (304)345-3786 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tower tubes by Durfee, contracted in 1910 but not installed until early 1911; added semitones are sharp 4th, flat 7th, plus sharp unison and its octave. Originally played by loose-rope rack (by Durfee) and from organ console with action by its builder, Hann-Wagnerin-Weickhardt of Milwaukee; both actions removed when rehung and electrified by Verdin in 1976, after the church burned (the tower survived).
Electric-keyboard chime of 15 tubular bells Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the middle octave Transposition is up 1 semitone(s) Keyboard range: G C / NONE There are four added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1911 by the maker cited in Remarks above Year of latest technical information source is 2006
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