change-ringing


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change-ringing

n
1. (Music, other) the art of bell-ringing in which a set of bells is rung in an established order which is then changed
2. variations on a topic or theme
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Experts say they are a "fine example" of change-ringing chimes and were cast at the John Taylor Bell Foundry of Loughborough in 1882.
As well as ballads, psalms, and dance tunes the CD includes more obscure forms, including an early change-ringing method and an example of 'rough music': sounds which are lost today, and therefore all the more striking to our ears.
You pull the church bellropes just as stoutly as the rest of us, but change-ringing also requires concentration, my boy," Reverend Thompson said.