Distribution of traditional carillons
in Africa and the Middle East

The two grids on this page display graphically the distribution of traditional carillons 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
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 48
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     0 47
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 46
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 45
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 44
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 43
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 42
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 41
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 40
 .                               1   .                                   .                                   .                 1 39
 .                                   .  *                                .                                   .                 0 38
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 37
 .                                   .       1                           .                                   .                 1 36
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     0 35
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 34
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 33
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 32
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 31
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 30
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 29
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 28
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 27
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 26
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 25
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 24
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     0 23
 * Average carillon: 38 bells, bourdon code 14 = C#1 (min 12 = B0, max 16 = D#1), based on 4 instruments with 2 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)
C1                                 C2                                  C3                                  C4             ??
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
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 48
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     0 47
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 46
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 45
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 44
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 43
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 42
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 41
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 40
 .                                   .                                   .                                   . 1               1 39
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .     *           0 38
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 37
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .       1         1 36
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     0 35
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 34
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 33
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 32
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 31
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 30
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 29
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 28
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 27
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 26
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 25
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 24
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     0 23
 * Average carillon: 38 bells, treble code 51 = D4 (min 50 = C#4, max 52 = D#4), based on 4 instruments with 2 unknowns


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