Re (3): [Bell Historians] Bootle (Everton) and Fenham

David Bryant david at b...
Thu Sep 30 11:08:38 BST 2004

> The effect is that a bell of a note qualified by 'O C P' is about 
half a
> semitone higher than the same note in modern (A440) parlance. (OK - 
46.58 cents
> higher, to save you another posting!)

So, what is the point in using it to quote bell notes? Doesn't it 
potentially cause confusion? International Standard Pitch (A=440Hz) 
was introducted to standardise pitch, so why not use it?


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