The Bells of Westminster Abbey are a wonderful example of bells of peace. Bell sounds until modern time have been functional as well as cultural reminding us of the time and helping to regulate daily activities. Bells can be rung in so many different ways and now many of them are rung with the push of a button or the turn of a key. Today they are mostly cultural, sacred and symbolic. England is called the “Ringing Isle”, because of all its churches and the English tradition of change ringing. This is ringing anywhere from 5 to 12 bells in sequence. The numbers of changes with 5 bells is 125 but the number of changes with 12 bells grows exponentially to 480 million different changes. No were is art of change ringing more present than the bells of Westminster Abby as we now listen to these changes.
Bells of Westminster Abbey
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