Medieval Bells (tunings)

mikechester mike at m...
Sun Jun 1 08:33:57 BST 2003

Can anyone help with this query?


> Hi there!
> Sorry to trouble you, but I was wondering if you might be able to help
> a query on medieval church bells.
> I understand that in the late 1500's most churches had from three to five
> bells, but can't find out how they were typically tuned (except that they
> used Just Intonation). Would it have been a series such as A B C D E, or
> would it have been more like A B D E G ?
> Many thanks for your help,
> Thor

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