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Weiss Chromatic Saucer Bell Set with Mallet

Model: SW-SAUCERBELLS

Availability: In Stock

$149.95

This full octave (13 notes) of chromatically tuned saucer bells fill the need for tuned bells at an incredible price. The bells come setup like a tuned bell tree on a string, but can be removed to play individually on a string, on a pad i...
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Weiss Chromatic Saucer Bell Set with Mallet - Product Information

This full octave (13 notes) of chromatically tuned saucer bells fill the need for tuned bells at an incredible price. The bells come setup like a tuned bell tree on a string, but can be removed to play individually on a string, on a pad inverted, as a chromatic set, put back onto string in different scales; the possibilities are endless.

  • Includes small brass headed mallet.
  • Range: C7 to C8

Weiss Chromatic Bells

Comments:

Very useful addition to the available equipment list. Good clear fundamental with lots of shimmering overtones and very well in tune. I will be mounting them on a frame in the standard naturals/sharps keyboard sequence for ease of playing melodically. I agree with a previous reviewer - I would love to have the next lower octave. These bells will find their way into a lot of my arrangements and will be very useful substitutes for crotales and sound effects in pit orchestras. Very well done!

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Posted By:

Roger Myers

Rating:

5.00

Love these bells, but I want moar!

Comments:

I love the sound of these bells. They're a relieve for the gigging percussionist. I too will be remounting them in horizontally on a homebrew stand. Please please please consider also making a "low octave" version.

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Posted By:

Daniel L Wells

Rating:

5.00

Excellent Product

Comments:

I am on a tight budget. Most musical shows I've been recently playing require crotales and bell tree. This is an alternative for both. Although it is not an exact match, it is very close.

Date Posted:

Posted By:

Mark Alexander-Gray

Rating:

5.00

Interesting

Comments:

The range of these bells is actually C7-C8, same as a high octave of crotales. I wrote a blog post about mounting these bells on a homemade stand.

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Posted By:

Nick Tolle

Rating:

4.00

Good bells

Comments:

Overall, I'm very satisfied with these bells, especially for the price. They're in good tune (or at least good enough), are solidly made, and project enough to fit with my setup. My only issues are with the holes through which the bells are strung: They're very rough, and nowhere near uniform in size. I wanted to restring the bells to space them out more, and that turned out to be hard because the cord kept getting caught and sometimes frayed on the rough/sharp edges. Also, one bell was holed off-center, so hangs on the cord like a drunk uncle. All in all, though, they're good bells for the money.

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Posted By:

Matt Hannafin

Rating:

4.00
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