[Bell Historians] Warners and Tuning
djb122 at y...
Mon Mar 11 14:17:53 GMT 2002
no doubt Warners made a balls up - They attempted to tune the old York
Minster bells in the same year, and when Taylor's reported on them in
1924 they were not sparing in their criticism of the tuning (and many
> "LOVE, Dickon" wrote:
> Warners retuned the 8 bells at Wye in Kent in 1913. They were
> subsequently retuned again by Whitechapel in 1975 (and augmented to 10
> in 1999). There can't be many rings of bells retuned several times.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Wilby [mailto:michael_wilby at y...]
> Sent: 08 March 2002 17:12
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> Subject: [Bell Historians] Warners and Tuning
> Did Warner's ever experiment with harmonic tuning, and if
> so, when did they start? I recall photographs of the Warner
> restoration of York showing what looked like external tuning
> - c1913(?). Had they been trying it earlier?
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