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A bell is a directly struck idiophone percussion instrument. [1]

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AC/DC are an Australian rock band, formed in Sydney in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.

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An agogô (Yoruba: agogo, meaning bell) is a single or multiple bell now used throughout the world but with origins in traditional Yoruba music and also in the samba baterias (percussion ensembles).

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Altar bell

In the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church, Lutheranism, Methodism and Anglicanism, an altar or sanctus bell is typically a small hand-held bell or set of bells.

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American Bell Association International

The American Bell Association International, Inc. is a nonprofit organization devoted to the collection, preservation, restoration, and research of bells in which members can attend regional chapter events and an annual national convention.

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Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.

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Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.

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—or —is a Japanese traditional celebration on the last day of the year.

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is the capital city of Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

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A barn is an agricultural building usually on farms and used for various purposes.

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Bell metal

Bell metal is a hard alloy used for making bells and related instruments, such as cymbals.

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Bell of King Seongdeok

The Bell of King Seongdeok is a massive bronze bell, the largest extant bell in Korea.

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Bell Shrine of St. Cuileáin

The Bell Shrine of St.

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Bell tower

A bell tower is a tower that contains one or more bells, or that is designed to hold bells even if it has none.

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The bell gable (espadaña, espadanya, clocher-mur, campanile a vela) is an architectural element crowning at the upper end of the wall of church buildings, usually in lieu of a church tower.

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Bellfounding is the casting of bells in a foundry for use in churches, clocks, and public buildings.

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A bellhop (North America) or hotel porter (international) is a hotel porter, who helps patrons with their luggage while checking in or out.

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Saito Musashibō Benkei (武蔵坊弁慶, 1155–1189), popularly called Benkei, was a Japanese warrior monk (sōhei) who lived in the latter years of the 1Heian Period (794-1185).

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The bianqing is an ancient Chinese percussion instrument consisting of a set of L-shaped flat stone chimes known as qing, played melodically.

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Bianzhong (pronounced) is an ancient Chinese musical instrument consisting of a set of bronze bells, played melodically.

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Big Ben

Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London and is usually extended to refer to both the clock and the clock tower.

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, also known as or are large bells found in Buddhist temples throughout Japan, used to summon the monks to prayer and to demarcate periods of time.

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Brass is a metallic alloy that is made of copper and zinc.

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Bronze is an alloy consisting primarily of copper, commonly with about 12% tin and often with the addition of other metals (such as aluminium, manganese, nickel or zinc) and sometimes non-metals or metalloids such as arsenic, phosphorus or silicon.

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Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.

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Campanology (from Late Latin campana, "bell"; and Greek -λογία, -logia) is the study of bells.

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A carillon is a musical instrument that is typically housed in the bell tower (belfry) of a church or municipal building.

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Cat bell

A cat bell is a bell attached to the collar of a cat.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Center of mass

In physics, the center of mass of a distribution of mass in space is the unique point where the weighted relative position of the distributed mass sums to zero, or the point where if a force is applied it moves in the direction of the force without rotating.

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Central Council of Church Bell Ringers

The Central Council of Church Bell Ringers (CCCBR) is an organisation founded in 1891 which represents ringers of church bells in the English style.

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Change ringing

Change ringing is the art of ringing a set of tuned bells in a controlled manner to produce variations in their striking sequences.

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Chime (bell instrument)

A carillon-like instrument with fewer than 23 bells is called a chime.

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China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Christ Church, Oxford

Christ Church (Ædes Christi, the temple or house, ædēs, of Christ, and thus sometimes known as "The House") is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England.

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Christopher Wren

Sir Christopher Wren PRS FRS (–) was an English anatomist, astronomer, geometer, and mathematician-physicist, as well as one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history.

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Church bell

A church bell in the Christian tradition is a bell which is rung in a church for a variety of church purposes, and can be heard outside the building.

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A clock is an instrument to measure, keep, and indicate time.

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Coke (fuel)

Coke is a fuel with a high carbon content and few impurities, usually made from coal.

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Cologne (Köln,, Kölle) is the largest city in the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the fourth most populated city in Germany (after Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich).

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Cologne Cathedral

Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom, officially Hohe Domkirche Sankt Petrus, English: Cathedral Church of Saint Peter) is a Catholic cathedral in Cologne, Northrhine-Westfalia, Germany.

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Colognian dialect

Colognian or Kölsch (natively Kölsch Platt) is a small set of very closely related dialects, or variants, of the Ripuarian Central German group of languages.

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Consubstantiation is a Christian theological doctrine that (like Transubstantiation) describes the Real Presence in the Eucharist.

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A cow bell or cowbell is a bell worn by freely roaming animals made to scare off any predators.

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Cowbell (instrument)

The cowbell is an idiophone hand percussion instrument used in various styles of music including salsa and infrequently in popular music.

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A cymbal is a common percussion instrument.

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Cymbal alloys

Cymbals are made from four main alloys, all of them copper-based.

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Dead bell

A dead bell or deid bell (Scots), also a 'death', 'mort', 'lych', 'passing bell' or 'skellet bell'McKay, page 130 was a form of hand bell used in Scotland and northern England in conjunction with deaths and funerals up until the 19th century.

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Diatonic and chromatic

Diatonic (διατονική) and chromatic (χρωματική) are terms in music theory that are most often used to characterize scales, and are also applied to musical instruments, intervals, chords, notes, musical styles, and kinds of harmony.

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Dom Tower of Utrecht

The Dom Tower (Cathedral Tower, Dutch: Domtoren) of Utrecht is the tallest church tower in the Netherlands, at 112.5 metres (368 feet) in height, and the Gothic-style tower is the symbol of the city.

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Dutch language

The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.

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Eastern world

The term Eastern world refers very broadly to the various cultures or social structures and philosophical systems, depending on the context, most often including at least part of Asia or geographically the countries and cultures east of Europe, specifically in historical (pre-modern) contexts, and in modern times in the context of Orientalism.

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Electronic tuner

In music, an electronic tuner is a device that detects and displays the pitch of musical notes played on a musical instrument.

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Elevation (liturgy)

In Christian liturgy the elevation is a ritual raising of the consecrated elements of bread and wine during the celebration of the Eucharist.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Erfurt is the capital and largest city in the state of Thuringia, central Germany.

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Erlitou culture

The Erlitou culture was an early Bronze Age urban society and archaeological culture that existed in the Yellow River valley from approximately 1900 to 1500 BC.

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A farm is an area of land that is devoted primarily to agricultural processes with the primary objective of producing food and other crops; it is the basic facility in food production.

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Folk religion

In religious studies and folkloristics, folk religion, popular religion, or vernacular religion comprises various forms and expressions of religion that are distinct from the official doctrines and practices of organized religion.

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Fonderie Paccard

Fonderie Paccard is a French foundry in Annecy.

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For Whom the Bell Tolls (Metallica song)

"For Whom the Bell Tolls" is a song by American thrash metal band Metallica.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Full circle ringing

Full circle ringing is a method of ringing a bell such that it swings in a complete circle from mouth upwards around to mouth upwards and then back again repetitively.

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Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales

The public funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales started on 6 September 1997 at 9:08am in London, when the tenor bell sounded to signal the departure of the cortège from Kensington Palace.

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Geert van Wou

Geert van Wou (1440, Hintham—December 1527, Kampen) was a well-known Dutch bellfounder.

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Germanic languages

The Germanic languages are a branch of the Indo-European language family spoken natively by a population of about 515 million people mainly in Europe, North America, Oceania, and Southern Africa.

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Ghanta (tibetan: drilbu) is the Sanskrit term for a ritual bell used in Hinduistic religious practices.

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Glendale, Arizona

Glendale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, located about nine miles (14 km) northwest from Downtown Phoenix.

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A glockenspiel (or, Glocken: bells and Spiel: set) is a percussion instrument composed of a set of tuned keys arranged in the fashion of the keyboard of a piano.

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A gong (from Malay: gong;; ra; គង - Kong; ฆ้อง Khong; cồng chiêng) is an East and Southeast Asian musical percussion instrument that takes the form of a flat, circular metal disc which is hit with a mallet.

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Gotemba, Shizuoka

is a city on the southeastern flank of Mount Fuji in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

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Graphite, archaically referred to as plumbago, is a crystalline allotrope of carbon, a semimetal, a native element mineral, and a form of coal.

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Great Bell of Dhammazedi

The Great Bell of Dhammazedi (ဓမ္မစေတီခေါင်းလောင်းကြီး) is a bronze bell, believed to be the largest bell ever cast.

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A handbell is a bell designed to be rung by hand.

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Hayashi Gahō

, also known as Hayashi Shunsai, was a Japanese Neo-Confucian scholar, teacher and administrator in the system of higher education maintained by the Tokugawa ''bakufu'' during the Edo period.

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Hells Bells (song)

"Hells Bells" is the first track of Australian hard rock band AC/DC's first album without Bon Scott, Back in Black.

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Hindu temple

A Hindu temple is a symbolic house, seat and body of god.

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Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or a way of life, widely practised in the Indian subcontinent.

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HMS Lutine (1779)

Lutine was a frigate which served in both the French Navy and the Royal Navy.

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Hubei is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the Central China region.

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Icelandic language

Icelandic (íslenska) is a North Germanic language, and the language of Iceland.

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Idris Davies

Idris Davies (6 January 1905 – 6 April 1953) was a Welsh poet.

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Independence Hall

Independence Hall is the building where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted.

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Iron is a chemical element with symbol Fe (from ferrum) and atomic number 26.

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Isaac Titsingh

Isaac Titsingh FRS (10 January 1745 in Amsterdam – 2 February 1812 in Paris) was a Dutch scholar, merchant-trader and ambassador.

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James Murdoch (Scottish journalist)

James Murdoch (27 September 1856 – 30 October 1921) was a Scottish scholar and journalist, who worked as a teacher in the Empire of Japan and Australia.

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Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Jingle bell

A jingle bell or sleigh bell is a type of bell which produces a distinctive 'jingle' sound, especially in large numbers.

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John Taylor & Co

John Taylor & Co, commonly known as Taylor's Bell Foundry, Taylor's of Loughborough, or simply Taylor's, is the world's largest working bell foundry.

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Kane (instrument)

The is a type of dish-shaped bell from Japan.

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Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

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Klang Bell

The Klang Bell is an ancient bronze bell found in the city of Klang, Selangor state, western Malaysia.

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Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.

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Kraków, also spelled Cracow or Krakow, is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland.

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, officially, is the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture, located in the Kansai region of Japan.

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Kyrgyz people

The Kyrgyz people (also spelled Kyrghyz and Kirghiz) are a Turkic ethnic group native to Central Asia, primarily Kyrgyzstan.

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Lake Biwa

is the largest freshwater lake in Japan, located in Shiga Prefecture (west-central Honshu), northeast of the former capital city of Kyoto.

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Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Liberty Bell

The Liberty Bell is an iconic symbol of American independence, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool Cathedral is the Church of England Cathedral of the Diocese of Liverpool, built on St James's Mount in Liverpool and is the seat of the Bishop of Liverpool.

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Lloyd's of London

Lloyd's of London, generally known simply as Lloyd's, is an insurance market located in London, United Kingdom.

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Loam is soil composed mostly of sand (particle size > 63 µm), silt (particle size > 2 µm), and a smaller amount of clay (particle size These proportions can vary to a degree, however, and result in different types of loam soils: sandy loam, silty loam, clay loam, sandy clay loam, silty clay loam, and loam. In the USDA textural classification triangle, the only soil that is not predominantly sand, silt, or clay is called "loam". Loam soils generally contain more nutrients, moisture, and humus than sandy soils, have better drainage and infiltration of water and air than silt and clay-rich soils, and are easier to till than clay soils. The different types of loam soils each have slightly different characteristics, with some draining liquids more efficiently than others. The soil's texture, especially its ability to retain nutrients and water are crucial. Loam soil is suitable for growing most plant varieties. Bricks made of loam, mud, sand, and water, with an added binding material such as rice husks or straw, have been used in construction since ancient times.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Lost-wax casting

Lost-wax casting (also called "investment casting", "precision casting", or cire perdue in French) is the process by which a duplicate metal sculpture (often silver, gold, brass or bronze) is cast from an original sculpture.

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Low German

Low German or Low Saxon (Plattdütsch, Plattdüütsch, Plattdütsk, Plattduitsk, Nedersaksies; Plattdeutsch, Niederdeutsch; Nederduits) is a West Germanic language spoken mainly in northern Germany and the eastern part of the Netherlands.

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Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity which identifies with the theology of Martin Luther (1483–1546), a German friar, ecclesiastical reformer and theologian.

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Macmillan Publishers (United States)

Macmillan Publishers USA was the former name of a now mostly defunct American publishing company.

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Major third

In classical music from Western culture, a third is a musical interval encompassing three staff positions (see Interval number for more details), and the major third is a third spanning four semitones.

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Maria Gloriosa

Maria Gloriosa, or the Erfurt Bell, is a well-known bell of Erfurt Cathedral, cast by Geert van Wou in 1497.

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Mass is both a property of a physical body and a measure of its resistance to acceleration (a change in its state of motion) when a net force is applied.

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Memmingen is a town in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany.

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Metallica is an American heavy metal band.

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Middle Low German

Middle Low German or Middle Saxon (ISO 639-3 code gml) is a language that is the descendant of Old Saxon and the ancestor of modern Low German.

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, formally called, is a Buddhist temple in Japan located at the foot of Mount Hiei, in the city of Ōtsu in Shiga Prefecture.

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Mingun is a town in Sagaing Region, north-west Myanmar (Burma), located 11 km up the Ayeyarwady River on the west bank from Mandalay.

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Mingun Bell

The Mingun Bell (မင်းကွန်းခေါင်းလောင်းတော်ကြီး) is a bell located in Mingun, Sagaing Region, Myanmar.

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Minor third

In the music theory of Western culture, a minor third is a musical interval that encompasses three half steps, or semitones.

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Moscow (a) is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area.

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Moscow Kremlin

The Moscow Kremlin (p), usually referred to as the Kremlin, is a fortified complex at the heart of Moscow, overlooking the Moskva River to the south, Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square to the east, and the Alexander Garden to the west.

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Motorin family

The Motorins, also spelled Matorins (Моторины, Маторины in Russian) were a famous Russian family of bellfounders.

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Musical instrument

A musical instrument is an instrument created or adapted to make musical sounds.

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Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia.

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Myanmar units of measurement

The traditional Burmese units of measurement are still in everyday use in Myanmar (also known as Burma).

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Newport, Kentucky

Newport is a home rule-class city at the confluence of the Ohio and Licking rivers in Campbell County, Kentucky, in the United States.

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Nihon Ōdai Ichiran

, The Table of the Rulers of Japan, is a 17th-century chronicle of the serial reigns of Japanese emperors with brief notes about some of the noteworthy events or other happenings.

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Nottingham Council House

Nottingham Council House is the city hall of Nottingham, England.

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Old English

Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.

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Olympic Bell

The Olympic Bell was commissioned and cast for the 2012 London Olympic Games, and is the largest harmonically-tuned bell in the world.

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Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.

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Palace of Westminster

The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom

The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.

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In campanology (bell ringing), a peal is the special name given to a specific type of performance of change ringing which meets certain exacting conditions for duration, complexity and quality.

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Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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Pentatonic scale

A pentatonic scale is a musical scale with five notes per octave, in contrast to the more familiar heptatonic scale that has seven notes per octave (such as the major scale and minor scale).

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Percussion instrument

A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater (including attached or enclosed beaters or rattles); struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument.

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Pete Seeger

Peter Seeger (May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014) was an American folk singer and social activist.

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Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.

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Pieter and François Hemony

François Hemony (-1667) and his brother Pieter, Pierre, or Peter Hemony (1619-1680) were the greatest carillon bell founders in the history of the Low Countries.

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Hanyu Pinyin Romanization, often abbreviated to pinyin, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese in mainland China and to some extent in Taiwan.

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Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.

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Popular music

Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.

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Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.

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Pulao (dragon)

Pulao (蒲牢), known in some early sources also as tulao (徒劳), and Pu Lao, is a Chinese dragon, and one of the 9 sons of the dragon.

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Pummerin ("Boomer") is the name of the two largest bells in the history of the Stephansdom, St. Stephen's Cathedral, in Vienna.

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The Reformation (or, more fully, the Protestant Reformation; also, the European Reformation) was a schism in Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther and continued by Huldrych Zwingli, John Calvin and other Protestant Reformers in 16th century Europe.

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A resonator is a device or system that exhibits resonance or resonant behavior, that is, it naturally oscillates at some frequencies, called its resonant frequencies, with greater amplitude than at others.

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Rewalsar, India

Rewalsar or Tso Pema in Tibetan is a small town and a pilgrimage place in a nagar panchayat in Mandi district in India.

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A rhyme is a repetition of similar sounds (or the same sound) in two or more words, most often in the final syllables of lines in poems and songs.

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Richard Ponsonby-Fane

Richard Arthur Brabazon Ponsonby-Fane (8 January 1878 – 10 December 1937) was a British academic, author, and Japanologist.

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Ring of bells

A "Ring of bells" is the name bell ringers give to a set of bells hung for English full circle ringing.

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Robin Hood

Robin Hood is a legendary heroic outlaw originally depicted in English folklore and subsequently featured in literature and film.

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Routledge is a British multinational publisher.

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Rovereto - Rofreit in German - ("wood of Cornish oaks") is a city and comune in Trentino in northern Italy, located in the Vallagarina valley of the Adige River.

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Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

The Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, commonly known as the Royal Asiatic Society (RAS), was established, according to its Royal Charter of 11 August 1824, to further "the investigation of subjects connected with and for the encouragement of science, literature and the arts in relation to Asia." From its incorporation the Society has been a forum, through lectures, its journal, and other publications, for scholarship relating to Asian culture and society of the highest level.

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Royal Eijsbouts bell foundry

Royal Eijsbouts (Koninklijke Eijsbouts) is a bell foundry located in Asten, Netherlands.

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Russian Orthodox bell ringing

Russian Orthodox bell ringing has a history starting from the baptism of Rus in 988 and plays an important role in the traditions of the Russian Orthodox Church.

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The Sanctus (Sanctus, "Holy") is a hymn in Christian liturgy.

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Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties.

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Shiga Prefecture

is a prefecture of Japan, which forms part of the Kansai region in the western part of Honshu island.

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or kami-no-michi (among other names) is the traditional religion of Japan that focuses on ritual practices to be carried out diligently to establish a connection between present-day Japan and its ancient past.

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Ship's bell

A ship's bell is used to indicate the time aboard a ship and hence to regulate the sailors' duty watches.

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Sigismund Bell

The Royal Sigismund Bell (Królewski Dzwon Zygmunt or Dzwon Zygmunta) is the largest of the five bells hanging in the Sigismund Tower of the Wawel Cathedral in the Polish city of Kraków.

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The skrabalai is a Lithuanian folk tuned percussion instrument consisting of wooden bells.

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St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London.

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St. Petersglocke

Saint Peter's bell (orig. German: St. Petersglocke, referred to in the Colognian language as Decke or Dekke Pitter and in common parlance as Dicker Pitter i.e. Fat or Big Peter) is the largest bell in Cologne Cathedral.

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St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna


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Standing bell

A standing bell or resting bell is an inverted bell, supported from below with the rim uppermost.

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Strike tone

The strike tone, strike note, or tap note, of a bell when struck is the dominant note perceived immediately by the human ear.

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Striking clock

A striking clock (also known as chiming clock) is a clock that sounds the hours audibly on a bell or gong.

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Struck idiophone

Struck idiophones is one of the categories of idiophones (that is, any musical instrument that creates sound primarily by the instrument as a whole vibrating—without the use of strings or membranes) that are found in the Hornbostel-Sachs system of musical instrument classification.

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is a round, hollow Japanese Shinto bell that contains pellets that sound when agitated.

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Taosi is an archaeological site in Xiangfen County, Shanxi, China.

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A temple (from the Latin word templum) is a structure reserved for religious or spiritual rituals and activities such as prayer and sacrifice.

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The Bells of Rhymney

"The Bells of Rhymney" is a song first recorded by folk singer Pete Seeger, using words written by Welsh poet Idris Davies.

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Tin is a chemical element with the symbol Sn (from stannum) and atomic number 50.

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Tom Tower

Tom Tower is a bell tower in Oxford, England, named for its bell, Great Tom.

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Tomb of Marquis Yi of Zeng

The Tomb of Marquis Yi of Zeng is an important archaeological site in Leigudun Community (擂鼓墩社区), Nanjiao Subdistrict (南郊街道), Zengdu District, Suizhou (then Sui County), Hubei, China, dated sometime after 433 BC.

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The tonne (Non-SI unit, symbol: t), commonly referred to as the metric ton in the United States, is a non-SI metric unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms;.

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Toyohara Chikanobu

, better known to his contemporaries as, was a prolific woodblock artist of Japan's Meiji period.

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Transubstantiation (Latin: transsubstantiatio; Greek: μετουσίωσις metousiosis) is, according to the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church, the change of substance or essence by which the bread and wine offered in the sacrifice of the sacrament of the Eucharist during the Mass, become, in reality, the body and blood of Jesus Christ.

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A triptych (from the Greek adjective τρίπτυχον "triptukhon" ("three-fold"), from tri, i.e., "three" and ptysso, i.e., "to fold" or ptyx, i.e., "fold") is a work of art (usually a panel painting) that is divided into three sections, or three carved panels that are hinged together and can be folded shut or displayed open.

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Tsar Bell

The Tsar Bell (Царь–колокол, Tsar-kolokol), also known as the Tsarsky Kolokol, Tsar Kolokol III, or Royal Bell, is a tall, diameter bell on display on the grounds of the Moscow Kremlin.

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Tubular bells

Tubular bells (also known as chimes) are musical instruments in the percussion family.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Veronese bellringing art

Veronese bellringing art is a style of ringing church bells that developed around Verona, Italy from the eighteenth century.

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Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.

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Warring States period

The Warring States period was an era in ancient Chinese history of warfare, as well as bureaucratic and military reforms and consolidation, following the Spring and Autumn period and concluding with the Qin wars of conquest that saw the annexation of all other contender states, which ultimately led to the Qin state's victory in 221 BC as the first unified Chinese empire known as the Qin dynasty.

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Wawel Cathedral

The Royal Archcathedral Basilica of Saints Stanislaus and Wenceslaus on the Wawel Hill (królewska bazylika archikatedralna śś.), also known as the Wawel Cathedral (katedra wawelska), is a Roman Catholic church located on Wawel Hill in Kraków, Poland.

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Western world

The Western world refers to various nations depending on the context, most often including at least part of Europe and the Americas.

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Westminster Quarters

The Westminster Quarters is the most common name for a clock chime melody used by a set of four bells to chime on each quarter-hour.

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Whitechapel Bell Foundry

The Whitechapel Bell Foundry was a business in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, and, at the time of the closure of the Whitechapel premises, was the oldest manufacturing company in Great Britain.

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World Peace Bell Association

The World Peace Bell Association (WPBA) is a Japanese organisation which attempts to raise awareness of the World peace movement by casting and installing Japanese temple bells in locations around the world.

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Wuhan is the capital of Hubei province, People's Republic of China.

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Xi'an is the capital of Shaanxi Province, China.

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Yangshao culture

The Yangshao culture was a Neolithic culture that existed extensively along the Yellow River in China.

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York Minster

The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Saint Peter in York, commonly known as York Minster, is the cathedral of York, England, and is one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europe.

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Zeng is a Chinese family name.

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Zhou dynasty

The Zhou dynasty or the Zhou Kingdom was a Chinese dynasty that followed the Shang dynasty and preceded the Qin dynasty.

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2012 Summer Olympics

The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.

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