[Bell Historians] Re: Bagshot (was Wolverhampton tenor)

David Cawley dcawley at w...
Wed Jun 16 23:37:03 BST 2004

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There was that marvellous description of them - where? - by CD (the Master =
of the Subjective or Objective Adjective). I cannot remember it exactly, bu=
t it deserves preserving - something like "throaty gronking gurglers". Like=
so many of his descriptions, you can almost hear them as you read it!

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From: Nick Bowden=20
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Sent: Wednesday, June 16, 2004 1:59 PM
Subject: [Bell Historians] Re: Bagshot (was Wolverhampton tenor)

<nigeltaylor at k...> wrote:
> I still think that Bagshot are the most remarkable ring drastically=20
> tuned by G & J; they cut nearly 3 1/2 cwt. out of the tenor!
> Nigel Taylor

To me the back six at Bagshot sound not dissimilar to very good steel=20
bells!! A most odd sound indeed.

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