Distribution of traditional carillons
in North America

The two grids on this page display graphically the distribution of traditional carillons 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:  Bourdon Weight Code (across) versus Number of Bells (up)
C0                                 C1                                  C2                                  C3          E3 ??
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
 .                   1               .                                   .                                   .                 1 77
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 76
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 75
1.                                   .                                   .                                   .                 1 74
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 73
 . 1  0  0  0  0  0  1               .                                   .                                   .                 2 72
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     0 71
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 70
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 69
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 68
 .                1  1               .                                   .                                   .                 2 67
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 66
 .                   2               .                                   .                                   .                 2 65
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 64
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 63
 .                            1  0  0. 0  1                              .                                   .                 2 62
 .                   1  0  0  2  0  2.                                   .                                   .                 5 61
 .       1  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1.                                   .                                   .                 3 60
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     1 59
 .                            1      .                                   .                                   .                 1 58
 .                   1  0  0  1  0  1.                                   .                                   .                 3 57
 .                            5  1  0. 0  0  2                           .                                   .                 8 56
 .          1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1.                                   .                                   .                 2 55
 .                1  1  0  1         .                                   .                                   .                 3 54
 .       2  1  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  1               .                                   .                 6 53
 .                                  2.                                   .                                   .                 2 52
 .                            1  1  0. 0  1  0  0  1                     .                                   .                 4 51
 .                   2  0  0  5  0  0. 0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2      .                                   .                10 50
 .                   1  0  0  1  1  7. 1  1  1  0  1  0  1               .                                   .                15 49
 .                         1  0  0 14. 0  5  2  1  1  0  2               .                                   .             1  27 48
 .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 0. 1. 0. 0. 8. 1. 2. 3. 1. 1.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    18 47
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 46
 .                                   .     *                             .                                   .                 0 45
 .                                   .                                  1.                                   .                 1 44
 .                                  1. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  1   .                                   .                 4 43
 .                                   .       2  0  3  0  0  0  0  1  0  1.                                   .                 7 42
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 41
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 40
 .                                   .                            1      .                                   .                 1 39
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 38
 .                                   .                1  1  0  1  0  0  1.                                   .                 4 37
 .                                   .    1  0  1  0  1  0  0  1  1  1  1.                                   .                 7 36
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 2. 0. 0. 0. 1. 0. 2. 1. 0. 3. 0. 0. 0. 0. 1. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 1.  .  .  .  .    12 35
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 34
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 33
 .                                   .                   1               .                                   .                 1 32
 .                                   .       1                           .                                   .                 1 31
 .                                   .       1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1      .                                   .                 2 30
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 29
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .                 0 28
 .                                   .                                  1.                                   .                 1 27
 .                               1  1. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  1                              .                 3 26
 .                               1  0. 0  1  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  3.                                   .                 9 25
 .                                   .       1  0  0  0  0  0  1         .                                   .                 2 24
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 2. 0. 2. 2. 1. 1. 0. 0. 1. 0. 1.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .    11 23
 * Average carillon: 45 bells, bourdon code 15 = D1 (min  1 = C0, max 37 = C3)        184 instruments with   1 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 HI 99 TOT NR
 .           .                                   .                                   .                               1      1 77
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 76
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 75
 .           .                                   .                                   .                               1      1 74
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 73
 .           .                                   .                                   .                               2      2 72
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  0 71
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 70
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 69
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 68
 .           .                                   .                                   .                               2      2 67
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 66
 .           .                                   .                                   .                               2      2 65
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 64
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 63
 .           .                                   .                                   .                               2      2 62
 .           .                                   .                                   .                   1  0  0  0  4      5 61
 .           .                                   .                                   .       1  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  1      3 60
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1.  .  1 59
 .           .                                   .                                   .                   1                  1 58
 .           .                                   .                                   .          1  0  0  1  0  1            3 57
 .           .                                   .                                   .                   5  1  0  0  2      8 56
 .           .                                   .                               1  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  1                  2 55
 .           .                                   .                               1  0. 0  1  0  1                           3 54
 .           .                                   .                      2  1  0  1  1. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1      6 53
 .           .                                   .                                   .          2                           2 52
 .           .                                   .                                   .    2  0  0  1  0  0  0  1            4 51
 .           .                                   .                         1  1  0  5. 0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  2     10 50
 .           .                                   .                         1  0  0  5. 2  2  2  1  1  0  0  0  1           15 49
 .           .                                   .                         1  0  0 14. 0  5  2  1  1  0  2              1  27 48
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 0. 1. 0. 0. 8. 1. 2. 3. 1. 1.  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 18 47
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 46
 .           .                                   .                                   *                                      0 45
 .           .                                   .                                   .                   1                  1 44
 .           .                                   .                   1  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  1  1  0  1                     4 43
 .           .                                   .                            2  0  3. 0  0  0  0  1  0  1                  7 42
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 41
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 40
 .           .                                   .                                   .    1                                 1 39
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 38
 .           .                                   .                1  0  0  1  0  1  1.                                      4 37
 .           .                                   .    1  0  1  0  1  0  0  1  1  0  1. 1                                    7 36
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 2. 0. 0. 0. 1. 0. 1. 0. 0. 3. 0. 0. 0. 0. 1. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 1. 2. 12 35
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 34
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 33
 .           .                                   .          1                        .                                      1 32
 .           .                            1      .                                   .                                      1 31
 .           .                            1  0  0. 0  0  0  0  1                     .                                      2 30
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 29
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                      0 28
 .           .                                   .    1                              .                                      1 27
 .          1. 0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  1                        .                                      3 26
 .           . 1  0  0  1  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  3. 1                                 .                                      9 25
 .           .          1  0  0  0  0  1         .                                   .                                      2 24
1. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 2. 0. 2. 2. 1. 1. 0. 0. 1. 0. 1.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 11 23
 * Average carillon: 45 bells, treble code 61 = C5 (min 33 = G#2, max 85 = C7)      184 instruments with   3 unknowns

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