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1(sound) toque de campanas masculine(as hobby) campanología feminine
- Bells and bell-ringing have often been imitated by composers for symbolic purposes.
- There will be an opportunity for anyone interested in church bell-ringing when two taster evenings will be held at the Church.
- Her life revolves around her dogs, the local am-dram society, the church, bell-ringing and village gossip.
- The next day there will be Jubilee church services and bell-ringing across Britain.
- Bell ringers were once required to do their bell-ringing business in church towers during thunder storms; it was believed that by doing so they would ward off the dangers of devastating lightning strikes.
- At two I was treated to a full scale bell-ringing display: the bells in the campanile supplemented by a selection of handbells, one rung very loudly at the door of my cell by a monk.
- The only elaborate aspect of the many churches is the Dutch tradition of bell-ringing.
- Inside, 5,000 traders whooped as politicians made speeches before the two-minute silence that preceded the traditional 9.30 am bell-ringing that opens the market.
- ‘We hope it will revive interest in bell-ringing,’ she said.
- The quacking and bell-ringing just went up a notch!
- Processions and bell-ringing aroused particular ire among republicans, but disaffected the faithful who regarded this as an insensitive attack upon tradition.
- It was only when he became a day pupil that he found friends, commuting to school with youngsters who were interested in bell-ringing.
- Communities nationwide were to observe Sept.11 in their own ways, with services at firehouses, memorial dedications, bell-ringing events and flag ceremonies.
- And of course, one of the pleasures of this town is way sound travels so easily across it, be it bell-ringing practice on a Tuesday evening, or the sound of the PA at the various fairs.
- Seriously though, about this bell-ringing problem; it is very easy to fix.
- The orchestra, as if waiting for this moment all evening, turns up maximum volume in a bell-ringing, drum-beating, cymbal-clanging crescendo.
- From its timpani-punctuated gloomy, soft rise to the bell-ringing, massive finale it's a work that can be interpreted any which way it pleases you.
- It was during a bell-ringing session in the tower of Appleton church in Oxfordshire that he was suddenly taken.
- Most of them were part of a cycling party, there to hear a bell-ringing demonstration and enjoy one of the most scenic churches in Suffolk.
- But both systems relied upon a bell-ringing regularity to inculcate discipline and order.