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    • Campanology

    • Campanology (from Late Latin , "bell"; and Greek , ) is the study of bells. It encompasses the technology of bells – how they are cast, tuned, rung, and sounded – as well as the history, methods, and traditions of bell-ringing as an art. It is common to collect together a set of tuned bells and treat the who ... Read »


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    • All the Bells

    • All The Bells is an artwork by Martin Creed first given in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in October 2006, where it attracted little favourable attention. Its rubric was: All of the bells in a city or town rung as quickly and loudly as possible for three minutes (or in Spanish, Todas las campanas en una ciudad o pueblo sonando ... Read »


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    • Barnwood

    • Barnwood

      Barnwood, in Gloucestershire, England is on the old Roman road that links the City of Gloucester with Hucclecote, Brockworth and Cirencester. Barnwood was originally a small village. The Church of England parish church of St Lawrence, about two miles east of the city centre of Gloucester, is known for The Barnwood Gui ... Read »


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    • Bell pattern

    • A bell pattern is a rhythmic pattern of strking a hand-held bell or other instrument of the Idiophone family, to make it emit a sound at desired intervals. It is often a key pattern (also known as a guide pattern,phrasing referent,timeline, or asymmetrical timeline), in most cases it is a metal bell, such as an agogà ... Read »


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    • Bell-ringer

    • A bell-ringer is a person who rings a bell, usually a church bell, by means of a rope or other mechanism. Although in some places the carillon, is used, or bells are imitated by electronic means, there are still a large number of active bell ringers in the world. In England for instance it is estimated there are ... Read »


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    • Bolognese bell ringing art

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      The Bolognese bell ringing system took shape during the Middle Ages, and was perfected in the 19th century. It is a form of full circle ringing. During the 16th century there was a competitive spirit between Rome and Bologna. At that time the Basilica of San Petronio in Bologna was still under construction, and wa ... Read »


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    • Bells on Sunday

    • Bells on Sunday is a short radio programme transmitted on BBC Radio 4. It currently airs at 5:43 AM every Sunday, and is repeated at 12:45 AM the following Monday, and features bell ringers ringing the changes. The recordings come from a different church tower within the United Kingdom each week. ... Read »


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    • Michael Berning

    • John Michael Berning (1941 - 2006): librarian, anglican, bell ringer and author. Mike Berning was born in Johannesburg on 4 December 1941. He attended the King Edward VII School in Johannesburg. He attended Rhodes University in 1960, where he studied History, graduating in with an Honours degree in 1963. He contin ... Read »


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    • Blagovest

    • The blagovest is a type of peal in Russian Orthodox bell ringing. Its name means Annunciation or Good News, and is the call to prayer rung before the beginning of divine services, as well as during the services. The bells are also rung at the carrying out of the deceased. The rules of ringing and the bell used are spec ... Read »


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    • John Bowtell

    • John Bowtell (1753–1813) was an English topographer. Bowtell was born in the parish of Holy Trinity, Cambridge, in 1753, became a bookbinder and stationer there. He compiled a history of the town to include the University and Barnwell Priory, keeping it by him unprinted; collected fossils, manuscripts, and ot ... Read »


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    • Henry Burstow

    • Henry Burstow (1826–1916) was a shoemaker and bellringer from Horsham, Sussex, best known for his vast repertoire of songs, many of which were collected in the folksong revival of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He was also the author of Reminiscences of Horsham, which gives a lively picture of ... Read »


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    • Central Council of Church Bell Ringers

    • The Central Council of Church Bell Ringers (CCCBR) is an organisation founded in 1891 which represents ringers of church bells in the English style. It acts as a co-ordinating body for education, publicity and codifying change ringing rules, also for advice on maintaining and restoring full-circle bells. Within Englan ... Read »


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    • Change ringing

    • Change ringing is the art of ringing a set of tuned bells in a controlled manner to produce variations in their sounding order. Change ringing originated following the invention of English full-circle tower bell ringing in the early 17th century, when it was found that ringing a bell through a large arc of swing gave ... Read »


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    • Change ringing software

    • Change ringing software encompasses the several different types of software in use today in connection with change ringing. The Central Council of Church Bell Ringers maintains a list of change ringing software. There are four general types of software used in connection with change ringing: tools for composition, ... Read »


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    • Church bell

    • A church bell is a bell which is rung in a church either to signify the hour or the time for worshippers to go to church, perhaps to attend a wedding, funeral, or other service, or is used within the liturgy of the church service. In Christianity, many Anglican, Catholic, and Lutheran churches ring their church be ... Read »


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    • Alan Coates

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      Alan Stuart Coates AM FRACP (born 27 June 1943) is an Australian professor of clinical oncology, medical researcher and administrator. He was the inaugural CEO of the Cancer Council Australia (1998 – 2006), former president of the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA), and co-chair of the St. Gallen Int ... Read »


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    • Death knell

    • A death knell is the ringing of a bell to announce a death. This is also called tolling the bell. In England, an ancient custom was the ringing a church bell at the actual time of death (the Passing-Bell, or rather the Death Knell). It was regulated by statutes in the time of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I, and fell i ... Read »


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    • Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers


    • Ellacombe apparatus

    • The Ellacombe apparatus is a mechanism devised for performing change ringing on church bells by striking stationary bells with hammers. However it does not have the same sound as full circle ringing due to the absence of doppler effect as the bells do not rotate and the lack of a damping effect of the clapper after eac ... Read »


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    • Full circle ringing

    • Full circle ringing is a method of ringing a bell such that it swings in a complete circle from mouth upwards around to mouth upwards and then back again repetitively. By ringing in a full circle, it was found historically that the speed of the bell could be altered and the interval between successive soundings (strik ... Read »


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    • Funeral toll

    • The Funeral tolling of a bell is the technique of sounding a single bell very slowly, with a significant gap between strikes. It is used to mark the death of a person either soon after the death, or later, at a funeral or burial service. The expression "tolling" is derived from the English tradition of "telling" of th ... Read »


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    • Sir Francis Geary, 1st Baronet

    • Sir Francis Geary, 1st Baronet

      Sir Francis Geary, 1st Baronet (1709 – 7 February 1796) was an officer of the Royal Navy. He served during the War of the Austrian Succession, the Seven Years' War, and the American War of Independence, eventually rising to the rank of Admiral. Geary was born in 1709 to a family that resided at Aberystwyth in ... Read »


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    • Grandsire

    • Grandsire is one of the standard change ringing methods, which are methods of ringing church bells or handbells using a series of mathematical permutations rather than using a melody. The grandsire method is usually rung on an odd number of bells: Grandsire doubles is rung on five working bells, grandsire triples on se ... Read »


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    • Hugh Reginald Haweis

    • Hugh Reginald Haweis (3 April 1838 – 29 January 1901) was an English cleric and writer. He was the husband of author Mary Eliza Haweis and the father of painter Stephen Haweis. The Reverend H.R. Haweis was born in Egham, Surrey in 1838, the son of the Rev. John Oliver Willyams Haweis of Brighton, Canon of Chi ... Read »


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    • Arthur Heywood

    • Arthur Heywood

      Sir Arthur Percival Heywood, 3rd Baronet (25 December 1849 – 19 April 1916) was the eldest son of Sir Thomas Percival Heywood. He grew up in the family home of Dove Leys at Denstone in Staffordshire. He is best known today as the innovator of the fifteen inch minimum gauge railway, for estate use. Dove Leys ... Read »


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    • John Holt (composer)

    • John Holt was a leading change ringer and noted composer of peals on English full circle bells in the 18th century, and is described as a composer "..holding a position which is unique in the history of change ringing". One John Holt who was baptized at Christ Church Greyfriars on 31 March 1726 is suggested to have be ... Read »


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    • Ilya Drozdihin

    • Ilya Drozdihin (September 30, 1978, Moscow) is a bell-ringer in Moscow and director of the church bell ringers Moscow School Center of Bell Art. He is the artistic director of the Moscow festival of bells in Perezvon. He began working as a bell-ringer in 2002. From 2003 to 2005 - bell-ringer of Patriarchal town h ... Read »


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    • Andrew McNair

    • Andrew McNair is best known for being the custodian who served the Continental Congress. A member of the Masonic Order, he served as official ringer of the Liberty Bell from 1759 to 1776, and he likely rang it to announce independence, on July 8, 1776 (the announcement was delayed four days to allow the Declaration of ... Read »


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    • Method ringing

    • Method ringing (also known as scientific ringing) is a form of change ringing in which the ringers commit to memory the rules for generating each change, and multiple pairs of bells are affected. This creates a form of bell music which is continually changing, but which cannot be discerned as a conventional melody. It ... Read »


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    • National Twelve-Bell Striking Contest

    • The National Twelve-Bell Striking Contest is the principal change ringing striking competition in the United Kingdom. It has been held annually since 1975, and is open to any tower where 12-bell ringing is practised regularly. The winners of the competition are awarded the Taylor Trophy. In recent years the competiti ... Read »


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    • The Nine Tailors

    • The Nine Tailors

      The Nine Tailors is a 1934 mystery novel by British writer Dorothy L. Sayers, her ninth featuring sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey. Stranded in the Fenland village of Fenchurch St. Paul on New Year's Eve after a car accident, Wimsey helps ring a nine-hour peal of bells overnight after Will Thoday, one of the ringers, is s ... Read »


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    • Peal

    • In campanology (bell ringing), a peal is the name given to a specific type of performance of change ringing. The definition of a peal has changed considerably over the years and was one of the motivating factors in the formation of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers in 1891. Currently, for a performance to be ... Read »


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    • Peal board

    • A peal board records on a wooden, metal, stone or canvas plaque a peal rung on church bells. In modern terms a peal is the ringing of 5000 or more different changes on bells (5040 on 7 or fewer bells) in the "English style" of change ringing. The Central Council for Church Bell Ringers determines the rules for allowin ... Read »


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    • Ring of bells

    • A "Ring of bells" is the name bell ringers give to a set of bells hung for English full circle ringing. The term "peal of bells" is often erroneously used, but a peal refers to a change ringing performance of more than about 5,000 changes. By ringing a bell in a full circle, it was found in the early 17th century that ... Read »


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    • Russian Orthodox bell ringing

    • Russian Orthodox bell ringing has a history starting from the baptism of Rus in 988 and plays an important role in the traditions of the Russian Orthodox Church. The ringing of bells is one of the most essential elements of an Orthodox church.Church bells are rung to: The use of bells is not only practical, but i ... Read »


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    • Fabian Stedman

    • Fabian Stedman (b. Yarkhill, Herefordshire 1640, d. 1713) was a leading figure in the early history of campanology, particularly in the field of method ringing. He had a key role in publishing two books Tintinnalogia (1668 with Richard Duckworth) and Campanalogia (1677 - written solely by him) which are the first two p ... Read »


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    • Striking contest

    • Change ringing is the art of ringing a set of tuned bells in a controlled manner to produce variations in their striking sequences. This may be by method ringing in which the ringers commit to memory the rules for generating each change, or by call changes, where the ringers are instructed how to generate each new chan ... Read »


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    • Veronese bellringing art

    • Veronese bellringing art is a style of ringing church bells that developed around Verona, Italy from the eighteenth century. The bells are rung full circle (mouth uppermost to mouth uppermost), being held up by a rope and wheel until a note is required. In The History of Verona Ludovico Moscardo records that on th ... Read »


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