(Latest revision: November, 2006.)
A compilation of instructional articles, observations and opinions written while teaching an essentially new band at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, PA. Included is a clearly defined ringing curriculum with sequential target performance goals, suggestions for suitable ringing committee posts, and hints for managing ringing sessions for an inexperienced band, by an inexperienced band.
You may copy this document in part or in total as long as no commercial purpose or financial reward is involved and all copyright notices are preserved. And should a reader or tower band feels motivated to show their appreciation of the handbook's usefulness, the author certainly wouldn't look askance at the offer of a tower's shirt (say, XL) or other such token.
Ross J. Finbow
Brochure describing the bells at Southminster Church, change ringing and PCRG contact info.
NAGCR: the North American Guild of Change Ringer's website.
Change Ringing Resources: an extensive collection of links to various ringing sites and resources.
Ringing.org: Don Morrison's valuable ringing pages.
Visual Method Archive: a searchable database of method blue lines.
Call Change Arranger: find the minimum number of calls for a given series of changes.
Helpful Ringing Software (Free): Several programs written and made available by Steve Scanlon.