Reading List - of bell topics and stories.
That Vanishing Sound, L. Elsinore Springer, Crown Publishers, 1976,
An incredible book of knowlege about most bells you have ever seen.
Out of print, may cost you $35-$70.
Collectors Book of Bells, L. Elsinore Springer, Crown, 1972,
Bells from around the world - brass, steel, porcelain, ceramic, wood and their uses.
And you thought that there couldn't be more bells?
Almost impossible to get. $70+
Chimes and Electronic Carillons, Paul D. Peery, John Day & Co.
Sheds light on interesting theories on chiming then, not now.
Carillon, The Evolution of a Concert Instrument in North America,
Karel and Linda Keldermans, 1996, ISBN: 0-9652252-0-8
Could be considered a basic Bible on North American carillons.
A very complete showing of carillon emergence in America, the major players, their
Pictures and summaries of 28-46 and 47-77 bell carillons.
The Nine Tailors, (A novel), Dorothy L. Sayers, Harvest
Book/Harcourt Inc. 1934, ISBN:0-15-665889-2 (harvest ppbk).
You will kick yourself in the backside for not coming up with the solution yourself.
A great mystery!
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