[Bell Historians] Change ringing in Italy

David Bagley david at ua9lCMcwBfsL29gsEppIIv1o0t9qwAtM-5mg8JwTTbnrI_VdeDhqu6lua5jpP8T2yax0c11umEen32XwEtDEGw.yahoo.invalid
Tue Jul 13 19:41:09 BST 2010

There are lots of clips on Youtube!

Try this one for a start.


Here is some more information (in Italian)


It can only be described as full circle change ringing, but not as we know 


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> Andrew Aspland wrote:
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolognese_bell_ringing_art
>> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolognese_bell_ringing_art>
>> We are quite familiar with the Veronese system of Italian bellringing
>> but have you explored the Bolognese system?  The above link is a good
>> starting point - especially the links to examples.
>> There are a few issues to consider: This is full circle ringing with no
>> great attempt at counterbalancing the bells - it is not by rope and
>> wheel but it is an evolutionary step forward from East Bergholt.  The
>> "music" explores the idea of using all changes on a given number of
>> bells and uses the idea of a cover.  The four bell notes in the first
>> two YouTube examples indicate that the Cambridge Quarters may owe less
>> to a Handel Aria and more to Bolognese bells heard on a "grand tour".
>> Is there someone with a command of Italian who could read through the
>> articles and tell us all about it? It appears to be a very close
>> relation to English Change Ringing.
> That is fabulous - when are we going?
> Clarrie


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