Bell Plates, Chromatically Tuned

Bell Plates, Chromatically Tuned

(Tuned Bell Plates, Plate Bells, Placas, Campanas de Placas, Plattenglocken, Glockenplatten, Cloches Plaques, Campana in Lastra di Metallo, Cloches en Lame de Metal)

Mfg. by LAPR

Can be rented in part or whole. Other pitches available upon request. Bell plates can be used as a good substitute for “bells” or “low bells” on Mahler Symphonies 7, 8, 9, Symphonie Fantastique, Ives Symphony No. 4, Glagolitic Mass, Notations, and many other pieces.

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Range
C2-G4

  • Bell plate and high chime for Il Trovatore

    Bell plate Eb3 and extended-range high chime A5 for Il Trovatore.

  • Bell plates & bass chimes for Symphonie Fantastique

    Bell plates for Symphonie Fantastique, used as a customary substitute for “tuned bells.” Also shown are available bass chimes to play instead or in combination with bell plates. Please wear headphones to hear low tones and resonance.

  • Bell plates and bass chimes for Tosca

    Bell plates (and bass chimes) are used in Tosca as a substitute for “bells.”

  • Bell plates for Mahler 2

    Some options for “low bells” called for in Mahler’s Symphony No. 2. Other bell plates available as well. Please use headphones for low tones and resonance.

  • Bell plates for Mahler 6

    Low bell plates for Mahler’s Symphony No. 6. This is a variety which is available to play as a customary substitute for “low bells.” Other low bell plates available as well. Please wear headphones to hear low tones and resonance.

  • Bell plates for Mahler 7

    Bell plates for Mahler’s Symphony No. 7. This is an example of a variety which can be played as a customary substitute for “low bells.” Other low bell plates available as well. Please wear headphones to hear low tones and resonance.

  • Bell plates for Mahler 8

    Low bell plates for Mahler’s Symphony No. 8. These are available to play as a customary substitute for “low bells.” Please wear headphones to hear low tones and resonance.

  • Bell plates for Mahler 9

    See LAPR’s bell plates for Mahler’s Symphony No. 9. These are available to play as a customary substitute for “bells.” Please wear headphones to hear low tones and resonance.

  • Bell plates for Pictures

    Bell plate options for Pictures at an Exhibition. Used as a customary substitute for “tuned bells.” Please wear headphones to hear low tones and resonance.

Please note: these are just examples, as playing technique and mallet/stick choices often have a great effect on the timbre.

These sound excerpts, to the best of our knowledge (unless otherwise noted), include this actual instrument from our collection. To hear the instrument yourself, or to let us know of any errors, please contact us.