Distribution of chimes
in Asia and the Pacific Rim

The two grids on this page display graphically the distribution of chimes in Asia and the Pacific Rim 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)
     C1                                  C2                                  C3                                  C4       ??
L 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 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 99 TOT NR
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     0 23
 .     .                                   .                                   .                                   .       1   1 21
 .     .                                   .                                   .                                   .       1   1 20
 .     .                                   .                                   .                                   .       1   1 19
 .     . 1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2. 0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  4. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1.       4  14 18
 .     .                                   .                                   .                                   .       1   1 17
 .    1.                                   .                                   .                                   .           1 16
 .     .          1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  1                           .                                   .       2   4 15
 .     . 1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1.                                   .           3 14
 .     . 3  2  0  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  1  2.                                   .                                   .       1  11 13
 .    1. 0  1  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1.       3  11 12
 .     .                         2   +     .                                   .                                   .       1   3 11
 .     .          1  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  1                           .                                   .       2   5 10
 .     .       1  0  1  0  1  1  0  0  0  0. 0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1.                                   .       2   8  9
 .  . 1. 0. 1. 1. 7. 3. 4.13. 3. 6. 8. 1. 5. 1. 4. 3. 1. 1. 0. 1. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 1.  .  . 3  68  8
 + Average chime: 11 bells, bourdon code 23 = A#1 (min 13 = C1, max 49 = C4), based on 132 instruments with 22 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
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     0 23
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 21
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 20
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 19
 .                                   .          1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  1                              .            12  14 18
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 17
 .                                   .                1                  .                                   .                 1 16
 .                                   .                   1               .                                   .             3   4 15
 .                                   .                         1  1      .                                   .             1   3 14
 .                                   .                   3  2  1  0  0  0. 0  1                              .             4  11 13
 .                                   .                1  0  0  0  1  0  0. 0  1                              .             8  11 12
 .                                   .                       +           .                                   .             3   3 11
 .                                   .       1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1      .                                   .             3   5 10
 .                                   .    1  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0. 1                                 .             4   8  9
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 0. 1. 1. 7. 3. 4.13. 3. 6. 8. 1. 5. 1. 3. 3. 1. 1. 0. 1.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 5  68  8
 + Average chime: 11 bells, treble code 33 = G#2 (min 24 = B1, max 43 = F#3), based on 132 instruments with 47 unknowns


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