Distribution of chimes
in Central and South America

The two grids on this page display graphically the distribution of chimes in Central and South America 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             ??
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 22
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 21
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 20
 .                                   .             1                     .                                   .                 1 19
 .                                   .                                   .                                  2.             1   3 18
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 17
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 16
 .                                   .                1                  .                                   .                 1 15
 .                                   .                                  1. 0+ 0  0  0  1                     .             2   4 14
 .                                   .                                   .    1                              .                 1 13
 .                                   .                                   .                                  1.             2   3 12
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 11
 .                                   .                      1            .                                   .                 1 10
 .                                   .                                   .          1                        .                 1  9
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 0. 1.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1   3  8
 + Average chime: 14 bells, bourdon code 26 = C#2 (min 18 = F1, max 37 = C3), based on 19 instruments with 6 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 22
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 21
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 20
 .                                   .                   1               .                                   .                 1 19
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             3   3 18
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 17
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 16
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 15
 .                                   .                                +  .                               1   .             3   4 14
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 13
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             3   3 12
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 11
 .                                   .                         1         .                                   .                 1 10
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1  9
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 0. 1.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1   3  8
 + Average chime: 14 bells, treble code 36 = B2 (min 29 = E2, max 48 = B3), based on 19 instruments with 13 unknowns


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