Distribution of chimes
in Africa and the Middle East

The two grids on this page display graphically the distribution of chimes in Africa and the Middle East according to the weight/pitch of either the heaviest or the lightest bell and the number of bells in each instrument.  Both grids are laid out as follows:
Plot of site counts:  Bourdon Weight Code (across) versus Number of Bells (up)
C0                                 C1                                  C2                                  C3          E3 ??
1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 99 TOT NR
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     0 23
 .                                   .                                   .          1                        .             1   2 14
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 13
 .                                   .       1                           .                                   .             2   3 12
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 11
 .                                   .       3  1         +              .                                   .                 4 10
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             3   3  9
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 1. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 1.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 2   5  8
 + Average chime: 10 bells, bourdon code 20 = G1 (min 16 = D#1, max 29 = E2), based on 19 instruments with 10 unknowns
NOTE: The two plots on this page can be expected to have the following similarities and differences:
 
Plot of site counts:  Treble Weight Code (across) versus Number of Bells (up)
C2                                 C3                                  C4                                  C5             ??
L 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 99 TOT NR
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     0 23
 .                                   .                                   .             1                     .             1   2 14
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 13
 .                                   .                1                  .                                   .             2   3 12
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 11
 .                                   .                3  1   +           .                                   .                 4 10
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             3   3  9
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 1. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 1.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 2   5  8
 + Average chime: 10 bells, treble code 33 = G#3 (min 30 = F3, max 42 = F4), based on 19 instruments with 10 unknowns


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This summary page was built from the database on 31-May-20.

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