[Bell Historians] Bells with extremes of size and weight

Richard Grimmett richard at g...
Sun Dec 1 17:47:35 GMT 2002

> In connection with a significant new theory I am concerning the
> effect of higher partials on the sound of bells, I am interested to
> know of peals or single bells which are heavy, light, long or short
> for their pitch. This has been covered in the past on the list but I
> am afraid I did not take careful note at the time.

I had the pleasure of ringing a peal at Claybrooke yesterday. Thats a good
one for you Bill. And while I'm here - why can't the bellfounders do
another Claybrook? Several hundred years, loads of scientific advancement,
but no new Claybrooks.


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