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Chimes

Arlington Street Church Chime – 16 bells, Henry Hooper & Co., Boston, Massachusetts

Carswell Memorial Chime – St. Georges’ Anglican Church, Oshawa, Ontario

Christ Church Anglican – Petrolia, Ontario; 11 Bell Meneely & Co., 1909

Cornell Chimes – Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Kenyon College Pealers – (Gambier Chimes) Church of the Holy Spirit, Gambier, Ohio

Minneapolis City Hall – 15 bell Meneely Bell Co. Chime

St. Mark’s Anglican – Niagara On The Lake – 19 bells; Meneely and Meeks, Watson

St. Patrick’s Cathedral – A history page on the 19 bell chime at St. Pat’s, New York

St. Peter’s Anglican – 11 Bell Meneely & Co. Chime, 1905, Cobourg, Ontario

St. Timothy’s Church – 12 bell Meneely & Co. Chime, 1897, Philadelphia, PA

Senior Memorial Chime – Altgeld Hall Tower, U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

University of Texas – 17 bell chime (now a carillon); links to U of T belltower articles

Tower Clocks

On Setting Tower Clocks – Synchronizing Multiple Clock Faces, by John C. Losch

Maintaining Historic Tower Clocks – by William R. Kennedy

Weight Lines, Snatchblocks & Flight Paths – a primer on weight powered clocks

“The Tower Clock” – video by Sean Clauson, with Donn Haven Lathrop, 2011

University at Buffalo’s Bells – tower clock & bells article from 2003

University at Buffalo – “When Will The Bells Toll Again” article, 2003

Videos & Slide Shows Online

The Bells of St. James – Online Chimes Festival Slide Show, June 2009

Channing Memorial – Chime being removed by crane from tower for restoration

Christ Church Anglican – Petrolia, Ontario; 11 Bell Meneely & Co., 1909

Christ Church Anglican – Christmas Greetings on the Chime December 2008

Cornell Alma Mater – played by Cornell Chimesmaster Scott Silverstein

Cornell Chimes – The Muppet Show Theme on YouTube

Cornell Chimes – The Beatles: “In My Life”

Kerrytown Chime – Kerrytown Market, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Suonata a tastiera – Desio – Eight bell chime (Italy?) played with gusto!

News Articles

Harvard University – “Commencement Bells Have Appeal”, June 6, 2002

Cornell Chimes – Recital of 22 Chimes Compositions by Richard Lee June 14, 2006

Meneely Foundry In West Troy – Troy United Newsletter, 1998

Minneapolis City Hall – News articles from 1896 about the new 10 Bell Chime

Minneapolis City Hall– Spring 2005 News from City Hall Carillon Committee

“In Newton, A Chance To Chime In” – August 9, 2007 article in The Boston Globe

Poetry

“St. George’s Chimes” – by John K Zimmerman about St. George’s, Oshawa, Ontario

Bell Organizations & Lists of Chimes

Tower Bells Website – an excellent resource for details of chimes & bell instrument locations

The Guild of Carillonneurs in North America

Tower Bell Chimers – ALLCHIMES Website, hosted by Joe Connor

Technical Stuff

The Verdin Co. – Bell & Chime Restoration, Cincinnati, Ohio

Meeks, Watson & Co. – Bell Foundry & Chime Restoration in Georgetown, Ohio

John Taylor & Co. – The Longborough Bell Foundry, United Kingdom

Top Rung Tower Chime – restorers and renovators of Deagan Tubular Bell Chimes

The Sound of Bells – exploring principles of bell tuning & analyzing their sounds

 

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