[Bell Historians] Light Back Bells

David Bryant djb122 at y...
Fri Feb 22 11:31:41 GMT 2002

the 1858 Taylor tenor at Norton Fitzwarren, near Taunton, was pretty
good. It was unfortunately scrapped in the early 1990s, when it was
found to weigh 12-1-0 in Eb.


Mr J Greenhough wrote:
> As an extreme example of the way tonal quality and thickness aren't so
> strongly related, the Eijsbouts tenor at Middle Rasen, Lincs, added to
> a very poor minor 3 of about 4 cwt in Am, is only 6 cwt in G. It is,
> however, a good bell, hiding those in front without being so
> heavy as to slow down the whole ring.
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