St Martin-in-the-fields

oakcroft13 bill at h...
Thu Feb 21 11:40:06 GMT 2002


> The old St Martin-in-the-Fields bells . . .
> when the bells were rehung . . . 1920s . . . running out
> of money . . . cancelled tuning work.

The variant I have heard is that the tenor was taken off the lathe 
untuned. I'll ask Nigel Taylor for the real story next time I see him.

I used to think the tenor sounded amazing. Beyond clonkety (my 
favourite adjective for old-style). Listen, ye mortals, tremble and 

Bill H

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