Tierce sentence example
Even in this peal, Taylors were not tuning the tierce to the theoretical value.
The hum and the tierce in the chimed bell do not affect the initial sensation of pitch, despite the loudness of these partials.
It does affect the timbre - bells with a major tierce have a clearly different quality than those with minor tierces.
In bell founding these partials have acquired their own names of hum tone, prime, tierce, quint, and nominal.
From the chart, one can see that the nominal, tierce and prime were barely touched, the hum lowered a little.Advertisement
His swell mixtures often had a tierce rank in the tenor octave but this was a hangover of the 18th Century English organ.
It is carried up forty-three notes without a break, which is an excellent feature in a tierce mixture of only three ranks.