[Bell Historians] Middle Rasen

Andrew Higson, Bellmaster andrew_higson at t...
Wed Oct 13 09:32:39 BST 2004

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Good effort!

The thinnest 28" bell we have done is 1090Hz, 75 cents sharper.

The tenor at Manuka is 28.5", 1040Hz, 4-1-12

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Subject: [Bell Historians] Middle Rasen

The treble was tuned to +902 cents, resulting in it sounding=20
very "bright", and accentuating the dull tone of the 5th and 4th. As=20
these bells were being sent to Whitechapel for tuning, I thought it=20
prudent to flatten the treble to +890. The new 3rd is the=20
lightest "Simpson tuned" C above middle C (it is 1043.5 or C-5/100)=20
that we have ever made.

Nigel Taylor

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