[Bell Historians] Re: Worcester Cathedral

Anne Willis zen16073 at z...
Thu May 27 19:07:43 BST 2004

Let's get the terminology correct here. They are CHIMING machines, or
tune-players. A carillon is a bell installation containing at least 23


>From Gillett & Johnston's specification

'The Carillon, or tune-playing apparatus is quite a distict piece of
mechanism to that of the clock ...'

It might not be correct to refer to it as a carillon, but that is what it is
known as locally, and I would be accused of horrid pedantry if I referred to
it otherwise.


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