Change ringing and music

Presentation delivered by David Hull on Wednesday 14 April 2021.

David explores the links between change-ringing and music, focusing on how the unique music created by change-ringing relates to more common forms of music, and the elements of ringing that are part of a successful musical performance. He also looks at some facets of methods and compositions that are used by ringers as measures of musicality.

Useful links:
Graham John’s wiki:
Worcester Cathedral minor ten:
Birmingham at Cambridge:
Cambridge Youths at Utrecht:

…and the two books mentioned were:
* Wilfrid G Wilson: “Change Ringing – The Art and Science of Change Ringing on Church and Hand Bells”
* Ernest W Morris: “The History & Art of Change Ringing”