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  Tubular bell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tubular bells (also known as chimes) are musical instruments in the percussion family.
Tubular bells are typically hung vertically in chromatic sets of 1½ octaves with a range from C5 to F6.
Tubular bells are typically struck on the top edge of the tube with a rawhide- or plastic-headed hammer.
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 Tubular Bells - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tubular Bells is a record album, written and mostly performed by Mike Oldfield (and later orchestrated by David Bedford for the Orchestral Tubular Bells version).
Tubular Bells can be seen as the first of a "series" of albums consisting of Tubular Bells II (1992), Tubular Bells III (1998) and The Millennium Bell (1999), leading some critics to suggest that Oldfield was like Quasimodo — "chained to the Bells".
Tubular Bells stayed in the British charts for over five years, reaching the number 1 spot after more than a year and taking there for one week the place of his second album, Hergest Ridge, thereby becoming one of only three artists in the UK to knock himself off the first spot.
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 Tubular bell
Each bell is a metal, typically brass, tube, 1¼—1½ inches in diameter, tuned by altering its length.
Tubular bells are typically found in chromatic sets of 1½ octaves with a range from C5 to F6.
Tubular bells are typically struck with a rawhide[?]- or plastic-headed hammer.
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 Tubular tower bells
Large tubular bells, cast from the approximately the same material as conventional tower bells or drawn (extruded) from similar metal, have been used to make tower music or to serve as bells for tower clocks.
Such bells are not to be confused with orchestral tubular bells (often found also in pipe organs) nor with the smaller tubular bells found in some longcase ("grandfather") clocks, even though some manufacturers might have supplied all of these markets.
Tubular bells may have been used in France as early as the 1850s or 1860s.
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 Patents on tubular bells
Although few of these patents are specifically related to the use of tubular bells in tower chimes, all have some relevance to the development of tubular bells.
John Harrington, of Coventry, Warwick county, England, patented a clock-chime of tubular bells in that country in 1884.
What: Tubular Bell - a tubular bell which was reinforced by an annular ring inside and/or outside of the top edge, which was the point of strike for the hammer; cites the unsatisfactory performance of prior art, especially the diametric pin; this clearly refers to one of the possibilities covered by Harrington's 1892 patent.
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 Mike Oldfield - Tubular.net - Tubular Bells II
Tubular Bells - Interestingly, the predominant tubular bell sound on the album is synthesised.
Some of the tubular bell sounds on the album were samples made by Mike and played from his Kurzweil K2000.
After the success of Tubular Bells, Richard Branson was keen for the follow-up to be called Tubular Bells II, but Mike wasn't keen on the idea.
tubular.net /discography/TubularBellsII.shtml   (1433 words)

 New Sounds Interview
TUBULAR BELLS, the first volume, was pretty far ahead of its time in a lot of ways, in the use of incredible amounts of overtracking, it seems, and there was a lot of processing of the sound of guitar, in one way or another.
The combination of sounds on the beginning of TUBULAR BELLS 1 was a grand piano, it was a sort-of sustained flute-y sound on the Farfisa organ, and a glockenspiel, and there was that combination of three instruments that created that sound.
TUBULAR BELLS doesn't belong in that world, so it was inappropriate to use large elements of the classical world, and so we scrubbed that idea.
www.toucansolutions.com /oldfield/articles/newsound.htm   (5213 words)

 Percussion instrument - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, a distinction is usually made based on whether the instrument can play a definite pitch or not.
The timpani, xylophone, marimba, balafon, vibraphone, bell, tubular bells (chimes in the U.S.A.), crotales, and glockenspiel all play a definite pitch.
Percussionists are also called upon to play a variety of instruments which are not percussive or are not generally thought of as percussion instruments.
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 Mike Oldfield - Tubular.net - The Complete Mike Oldfield Reference Guide
Chord sequence from Tubular Bells part 2 during the Piltdown Man section is used as riff in fuzz guitar section of Hergest Ridge part 2.
Tubular Bells end bass riff quoted in Charleston from Platinum album.
In Tubular Bells part 1, during the low growly bit, the double bass on the left side disappears for a bit - comes back - and disappears again.
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 Amazon.co.uk: The Best of Tubular Bells: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
'Tubular Bells', the original piece, is perhaps best known as the theme from the classic horrormovie 'The Exorcist'.
Don't get me wrong - the Tubular Bells series is not without its share of awesome music: from the opening piano arpeggios to the clanging bells of "Far Above the Clouds" you are offered a lush and inviting musical landscape...
especially when you include part of "The Millennium Bell" (often cited, unintentionally, as TB4 as a result of the cover's symmetry) which was, let's face it, one of Mike's weaker efforts of the last decade.
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 Symphony No. 10 (Pilgrimage to Gosainkund) - by Philip Goddard -- programme note
For some two to three years I'd had the idea in my mind of a choral work in which the only accompaniment would be from the sound of tubular bells.
The latter, in my mind, were both an ordinary set of orchestral tubular bells being played 'live' and a wide-range MIDI keyboard using a quality sampled sound of tubular bells, in which the sound could be played over the full range of a concert grand piano.
It lies on a recognised trekking route passing through the Jugal and Langtang Himal areas, and thus is visited by trekkers and pilgrims alike, particularly at the time of a summer festival.
www.philipgoddard.com /music/sym10.htm   (825 words)

 Welcome to The Official Mike Oldfield Information Service
- Interestingly, the predominant tubular bell sound on the album is synthesised.
What Mike seems to use is a little synthesiser arpeggio which represents the digital sound processor instead.
This could be to provide a subtle link to Tubular Bells, whose catalogue number V2001 is rumoured to have been inspired by '2001, A Space Odyssey' which was one of Mike's favourite films, and was written by Clarke.
www.mikeoldfield.org /info/discography/tubular2.htm   (1360 words)

 ORGAN & DEAGAN TUBULAR BELL CARILLON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
More repairs are pending, along with the possibility of installing an automated clock and control system to chime the hour, play the Westminster chime, and play hymns, written for a sixteen bell chime, at specified times and days of the week.
Four of the tubular bells, resting on their dampers.
Seven of the bells hanging through the support girders.
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 Dvd bell links UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
DVD Certificate: (EX) Release Date: 19/01/04 Boxset containing The Millennium Bell, Tubular Bells II and III and the Tubular Bells 2003, all recorded in Dolby Digital 5.1.
Please note, Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells 2003 is a DVD-Audio disc.
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 Tubular bell - infoweb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Home > Research > Music > Musical Instruments > Percussion instruments > Tubular bell
Mike Oldfield used tubular bells to similar effect in his 1973 debut album, Tubular Bells.
Another type of chime is the wind chime or aeolian chime, which is a set of chimes hung outdoors so that the bells strike one another when blown by the wind.
www.infoweb.co.nz /research/music/instruments/percussion/tubular-bell   (187 words)

 Mike Oldfield - Best Of Tubular Bells   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Amazon.co.uk: Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells 2 / Tubular Bells 3 / Millennium Bell / Tubular Bell Audio DVD [1999]: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tubular Bells II features the artist live from Edinburgh Castle in September 1992.
Tubular Bells III was recorded at Horse Guards Parade in London and features the tracks: 'The Watchful Eye', 'Jewel In The Crown', 'Outcast', 'Man In The Rain', 'Moonwatch', 'Far Above The Clouds', 'Serpent Dream', 'The Top Of The Morning' and 'The Source Of The Secrets'.
Plus a live concert recorded on the 31st December, 1999, at the foot of the Victory Column in Berlin.
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 No Homers Club - View Profile: Tubular Bell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
No Homers Club - View Profile: Tubular Bell
Send a message via email to Tubular Bell
Tubular Bell is not a member of any public groups
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 MMD Archives Subject Index for: Bell
Deagan Tubular Bell Carillon on Catalina Island, from Eliyahu Shahar
Notches for Bell Tubes in Wurlitzer 146 Organ, from Mike Kitner
Coinola Orchestra Bell Beaters, from Stephen Kent Goodman
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 2004 William R. Langford - 9 Tubular Bell Chimes - Floor & Grandfather Clocks Retired Items Howard Miller 610912
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Cable-driven, triple chime Kieninger nine tubular bell movement features 36 bushings (24 bronze and 12 jeweled) and an automatic nighttime chime shut-off option.
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 The Bell -- Mike Oldfield Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In case you've never heard of him, Mike Oldfield is probably the best musician this side of Gershwin.
Warner's Official Tubular Bells III Site (requires Shockwave Flash)
Tubular Places by Olivier Lebra - lots of Mike links
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 How to Repair Herschede Tubular Bell Clocks from Clockmakers Newsletter - Your source for clock repair books and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
How to Repair Herschede Tubular Bell Clocks, Expanded Second Edition covers complete repair procedures for these famous American tubular bell chime grandfather clocks.
Topics include the Whittington, Westminster, and Canterbury chime melodies; disassembly and repair of the movement; assembly and adjustment; troubleshooting; a company history; plans for a test stand; illustrated spare parts list; and a reproduction of the Owner's Manual.
The author's original drawings provide details of the movement's parts and assemblies.
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