Chime (bell instrument)
(Sets of bells or chimes)
American chimes usually have one to one and a half diatonic octaves. Many chimes play an automated piece of music. Prior to 1900, chime bells typically lacked dynamic variation and the inner tuning (the mathematical balance of a bell's complex sound) required to permit the use of harmony. Since 1900, chime bells produced in Belgium, the Netherlands, England, and America have inner tuning and can produce fully harmonized music. Some towers in England hung for full circle change ringing have capacity for chiming by an Ellacombe apparatus.
- The Arma Sifton belles includes 14 bells (a chime) by Gillett & Johnston. International Peace Garden, North Dakota, United States, they were a gift from Central United Church of Brandon, Manitoba in 1972. The tower was supplied by North Dakota Veterans and dedicated in 1976. 
- The chimes of St. Peter the Apostle Parish in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States, consist of nine bells that were installed in 1870 by Meneely Bell Company of Watervliet, New York.
The first ever bell chime was created in 1487 in The Renaissance Era.
- The chime at the Ann Arbor Farmer's Market, consists of 17 bells, 10 of which were originally cast for St. Stephen's Church in Cohasset Massachusetts in the 1920s and 7 bells cast in 1997 by Royal Eijsbouts bell foundry in The Netherlands.
- Chime (disambiguation) for other instruments called chime(s).
- Campanology: Chimes (a concise chapter in the general article Campanology)
- Ellacombe apparatus
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