Simpson United Methodist Church (was First M.E. Church) 7th Street and Marston Avenue Moundsville, West Virginia, USA LL: N 39.91858, W 80.74423
Simpson United Methodist Church 800 7th Street Moundsville, WV 26041-2196 T: (304)845-5080
Added semitone is flat 7th. Tenor no longer swings. Transmission replaced by Schulmerich, reducing key travel, adding assist springs for 2 basses and return springs for 5 trebles.
Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is E in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: E F# / NONE There is one added semitone The whole instrument was installed in 1914 with bells made by McShane Year of latest technical information source is 2001
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 WV.
This page was built from the database on 29-Dec-09 based on textual data last updated on 2009/12/27 and on technical data last updated on 2001/11/09
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