[Bell Historians] Converting frequencies to notes

Andrew Aspland aaspland at y...
Tue Jul 16 16:25:41 BST 2002

"That way, when Aspland and Bryant argue over
the pitch of Leeds [Escrick] tenor, a more precise, yet quite unambiguous
reply may be

But isn't there all this thing about perceived pitch of a bell. Not a
problem when the bell is tuned in octaves but when the hum, prime and
nominal are not in octaves doesn't one tend to alter your perception of the
other? So if Escrick tenor sounds nearer to a C than a B isn't that the
point rather than quoting the frequencies?

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