Distribution of rings
in North America

The two grids on this page display graphically the distribution of rings in North 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:  Tenor 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 13
 .                                   . 1                                 .                                   .                 1 12
 .                                   .       1                           .                                   .                 1 11
 .                                   . 1  3  3  1  2                     .                                   .                10 10
 .                                   .                 +                 .                                   .                 0  9
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 2. 2. 6. 3. 5. 3. 5. 1. 3. 2. 0. 3.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1  36  8
 + Average ring:  9 bells, tenor code 19 = F#1 (min 14 = C#1, max 27 = D2), based on 49 instruments with 1 unknown
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 13
 .                                   .                   1               .                                   .                 1 12
 .                                   .                1                  .                                   .                 1 11
 .                                   .          1  3  3  1  2            .                                   .                10 10
 .                                   .                    +              .                                   .                 0  9
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 2. 2. 6. 3. 5. 3. 5. 1. 3. 2. 0. 3.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1  36  8
 + Average ring:  9 bells, treble code 32 = G2 (min 27 = D2, max 38 = C#3), based on 49 instruments with 1 unknown


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

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