Distribution of chimes and peals
in Germany

The two grids on this page display graphically the distribution of chimes and peals in Germany 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                         ??
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 42 43 44 45 99 TOT NR
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     0 23
 .                       .                                   .                                   .                         1   1 22
 .                       .                                   .                                   .                             0 21
 .                1  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1.                         3   5 20
 .                       .                                   .                                   .                         1   1 19
 .                       .                                   .                   2  0  0  0  0  8.                         3  13 18
 .                       .                                   . 1                                 .                         1   2 17
 .                1  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1. 0  0  0  1  0  0  1               .                         3   7 16
 .                       .                                   .                                   .                             0 15
 .          1  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0. 0+ 0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  1. 0  1                        6 14
 .                       .                                   .                   1               .                         2   3 13
 .                1  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4.                         1   8 12
 .                       .                                   .          1  0  0  1               .                         1   3 11
 .             1  0  1  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  1         3 10
 .       1  1  0  0  0  0. 0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1.                                   .                         1   6  9
 . 1. 0. 2. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 1. 0. 0. 0. 1.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 3   8  8
 + Average chime: 14 bells, bourdon code 26 = C#2 (min 6 = F0, max 44 = G4), based on 66 instruments with 20 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)
           C3                                  C4                                  C5                         A5       ??
L 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 99 TOT NR
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  0 23
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                  1   1 22
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 21
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                  5   5 20
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                  1   1 19
 .           .                                   .    1                              .                                 12  13 18
 .           .                   1               .                                   .                                  1   2 17
 .           .                         1         .                                   .                                  6   7 16
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 15
 .           .                    +              .                      1            .                                  5   6 14
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                  3   3 13
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                  8   8 12
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                  3   3 11
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                  3   3 10
 .       1  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4   6  9
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 8.  8  8
 + Average chime: 14 bells, treble code 44 = G3 (min 28 = D#2, max 57 = G#4), based on 66 instruments with 60 unknowns
 	[The 9-bell row in this plot is incorrect, but the program bug that caused it has not yet been found.]


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