Bergkirchlein Bells – First Bells Made

Do you know that during the age of Bronze the first bells were made in China over 3000 years ago. Like peace the making of a finally tuned bell and then fashioning a cohesive set of bells like in a carillon is both an art and a science. A most important element of this undertaking is to make sure that the overtones match in each bell and this was an art perfected by the Hemony brothers Pieter and Francois in the low countries of the Netherlands in the 1650’s. We now go to a little Alpine Village and agricultural hamlet high up on the mountains, known as Arosa. So now image yourself in this enchanting place that dates back to the 13th century as we now hear the bells of Bergkirchlein.

Bells of Bergkirchlein

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