[Bell Historians] Kemberton

Richard Smith richard at ex-parrot.com
Sun May 15 09:34:43 BST 2022

Nigel Taylor wrote:

> When Online Dove moved to apply standard pitch (A=440) to note names, this
> resulted in some keynotes being changed. Ben Kipling and myself agreed that
> the note name should reflect the pitch standard, so sharp of F#
> international is Gb, and on pitch or flat of pitch is F#.

This policy makes sense for single bells, but I agree with 
Richard that it's daft for rings.  It's not being applied 
properly, anyway.  Why aren't York Minister, Exeter 
Cathedral and Southwark Cathedral listed as A#?  Is it 
perhaps because they wouldn't put up with this nonsense?


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