[Bell Historians] Pack and Chapman 1770s

David Bryant david at b...
Tue Aug 17 23:39:42 BST 2004

> In one of the Dorset books mention is made of a 1770s Pack and Chapman
> which is of very good tone. Knaresborough are from 1774 althought the two
> trebles have been recast, St Mary's Shrewbury are cited as a good example,
> Coventry were of this era and I have found the treble at Farnham (Yorks)
> 1774 to be almost modern toned. Any other examples from this era and any
> tonal analysis - apart from the recent recreation of Coventry?

The eight at St Leonard, Malton, are quite nice although old-style. I think
they might be Lester and Pack rather than Pack and Chapman.


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