[Bell Historians] 17th century numbers in bell tower
Carl S Zimmerman
csz_stl at swbell.net
Wed Jan 26 16:36:04 GMT 2022
The interpretation of the numbers as a tune seems good. Counting the numbers per line yields 220.127.116.11, which in hymnology is Common Meter (C.M.), so called because of the very large number of hymns in that meter.
Carl Scott Zimmerman, Campanologist
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