Rutland Surprise Major

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Don Morrison's Peals of Rutland Surprise Major

5,056 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 1)
23456    M  B  W  H
54632    -     -
43265       2     -
24365       5     -
32465       5     -
Repeat.
Published in The Ringing World (1996, page 1056) and A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).
Rung at Boston, Massachusetts (Advent) on 28 December 1988, conducted by Donald F Morrison.
Rung in hand at Boston, Massachusetts (The Church of the Advent) on 1 April 1990, conducted by Donald F Morrison.
Rung in hand to Quy Surprise at Hitching (2 Orchard Road) on 29 March 2016, conducted by William S Croft.
Rung in hand to Quernmore Surprise at Bridstow (4 Bannutree Cottages) on 12 September 2017, conducted by Daniel Jones.
Rung in hand to Velindre Surprise at Bridstow (4 Bannutree Cottages) on 14 November 2017, conducted by Daniel Jones.
Rung in hand to Fownhope-on-Sea Surprise at Bridstow on 2 October 2018, conducted by Daniel Jones.
Rung in hand to Falmouth Surprise at 4 Bannutree Cottages, Bridstow on 9 October 2018, conducted by Richard J Clements.

5,056 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 178)
23456    M  B  W  H
42356    -  -  -  -
34256    -  -  -  -
25463       2  -
35264       -  -
52643       2  -  -
24536       -
43526    -  -
25346    -  -     2
32546    -  -  -  -
32465       -     -
2 part.

Contains 104 combination rollups, including all 24 each 56s and 65s and 21 each 45s and 46s.

Published in A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).
Rung at Clyst Honiton on 6 June 2007, conducted by Michael E C Mears.
Rung in hand at Longthorpe on 14 February 2010, conducted by William S Croft.

5,024 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 251)
234567  M    I/V    B  W  H
35264               -
56342   -   sT/sV         -
56423               -     -
63254   -   sT/sV      -  -
25346       sT/sV      -
42563   -   sT/sV
36245   -   sT/sV      -  3
45623       sT/sV
253746  2    B/V       -
624537       I/F    -  -
42356   -     x           -
54263   -   sT/sV
24365   -     3
342756  -    I/F    -     3
274536      sT/sV      -
372546              -  -
473526              -  -
234567      sB/sV         2
Published in The Ringing World (2002, page 518).
Rung at Sharow on 14 July 2001, conducted by Stephen A Wheeler.

5,088 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 252)
234567   M  B  V  W  H
437562   -  -  -     -
473526      a     -  -
634257      b        -
32465    -  -
35264       -     -  -
742365      c        -
342567   -  -  -  -   
Repeat twice. a = sB,F,F,sF,B; b = I,F,F,B,V; c = I,sF,sB,V.

Contains 24 65s, 18 each 56s, 8765s and 7568s, 9 5678s off the front, Whittingtons, and tittums. Every course contains some 56 music of some sort.

Published in The Ringing World (2002, page 518).
Rung at Bledlow on 14 September 2009, conducted by J Alan Ainsworth.

5,088 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 447)
23456  M  sT,sV  W  H
36245  -    2    -
24653       x    -
43526  -    x    -  -
26354       x
65243  -    x       -
52436       x    -  -
32546      I,V   -
43265  -    x
23564  -             
Repeat twice.

Contains 132 combination rollups with no 82s.

Rung at Rendham on 20 December 2006, conducted by Stephen D Pettman.

5,088 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 501)
234567  M  sT/sV  W  H
45362        x    -
36524        x    -
62345   -    x       -
46253   -    x
472536      sV
532467      sF       -
24365        x    -
63542   -         -
42356        x        
Repeat twice.

Contains all 24 each 56s, 65s and 8765s.

Rung at Enfield (St Mary) on 15 May 2004, conducted by John R Martin.
Rung on handbells at Hollybush on 8 December 2010, conducted by Bernard H Raylor.

5,056 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 502)
23456  M    B    W  H
42356               -
35264     sT,sV  -
45362       -    -
36524     sT,sV  -
62345       -
25463  -  sT,sV  -  -
56342     sT,sV     -
42635     sT,sV
23645  -    -
63425  -    -       -
52364  -  sT,sV  -
24365     sT,sV  2  -
32465  -    -    -  -
Repeat.

Contain 118 combination rollups, including all 24 each 56s and 65s and 21 each 45s and 46s, and is all the work.

Rung at Maidstone (St Michael and All Angels) on 1 November 2003, conducted by John B Keeler.

5,088 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 676)
23456  M  1%   B    3% W  H
56234  -  -    a       -  -
34625     -  sT,sV     -
42356  -  -  sT,sV     -  -
25346        sT,sV  -     -
32546  -       -       -  -
46325  -  -    a       -  -
25634     -  sT,sV     -
53246  -  -  sT,sV     -  -
23645     -  sT,sV        2
Repeat twice.
a = sT,  2%, sV.
Half-lead bob = 38.

Contains 138 combination rollups with no 82s or 83s, and is all the work.

Rung at Grundisburgh on 2 October 2004, conducted by Stephen D Pettman.

5,056 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 1405)
23456  M    B    W  H
42356  -    -    -  -
65243  2   I,V   -  -
43526     sT,sV
32546  -    -
24365  -  sT,sV     -
25463       -    -  -
35264       -    -
45362       -    -
56234     sT,sV     -
63425     sT,sV     -
25346     sT,sV
53246      I,V
32465     sT,sV  -  -
Repeat.

Contains 120 combination rollups including all 24 each 56s and 65s and 21 each 45s and 46s, and is all the work.

Rung at Ashtead on 26 June 2010, conducted by P Quentin Armitage.

5,056 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 1605)
23456  M  sT/sV  W  H
45362       x    -
56423  -    x       -
32654  -    x    -
32546  -    x       2
26354  -    2    -
65243  -    x       -
53246       x    2  -
24365       x    -
36452       x    -
25634  -    x    -
54326  -    x    -  -
32465       x    -   
Repeat.

Contains 120 combination rollups including all 24 each 56s and 65s and 21 each 45s and 46s, and is all the work.

Rung at Pinhoe on 17 December 2009, conducted by Michael E C Mears.

5,184 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 1606)
23456  M    B    W  H
42356  -    -    -  -
25346  2  sT,sV     -
56423  -  sT,sV  -  -
62345     sT,sV     -
46253  -  sT,sV
36452       -    -
52364       -    2
23645     sT,sV  -  -
34625  -    -
64235  -    -       -
24365  -    -       -
32465  -    -    -  -
Repeat.

Contains 128 combination rollups including all 24 each 56s and 65s, and is all the work.

5,280 (5,026) Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 1942)
23456  M  sT/sV  W  H
36245  -    2    -
54263  -         -  -
46325       x       -
32654       x    -
24365  -    2    -
25463    Before  -  -
23564  -    x    2   
Repeat twice.

Contains 132 combination rollups and kings with no 82s.
Reduce to 5,026 by calling s for the final 2W; contains 128 combination rollups and kings with no 82s.

Rung at Catherington on 18 May 2006, conducted by Malcolm M Powell.

5,184 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 2684)
234567  M           W  H
437562  -    B,V       -
735246       sT     -  s
523746  s   sT,sV   -
243657     sF,F,sV  s [-]
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

Contains 18 each 56s, 65s, 5678s off the front and 6578s off the front, 21 876s, and Whittingtons, with no backstroke 87s.

5,184 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 3657)
234567  F  B  T  V  W  H
63254      -        -
423765           z     y
357426  x  x           y
754263           y  -
726345  -     y     s
324657           y    [-]
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.
- = 14; s = 1234; x = 16; z = 1256; y = 125678.

Because the tenors are affected by so many calls, and the various kinds
of calls affect them differently the above may be difficult to follow. Here
are the lead ends of the first part:

2345678
4263857
6482735
7864523  -
6758342
3567284  -
6325478
2648357  z
4237658  y
6384275  x
2856347  x
5238764
3574268  y
7328564  y
5273486  -
7542638
4765823
6487352
8634275
2386547  -
8253764
5874263  y
7528346
2375684  s
7263458
6748253  y
4627385
3246578 [-]
 

Contains all 24 each 7568s and 7658s, 18 each 56s, 65s, 5678s off the front and 6578s off the front, 12 each 2468s, 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front, queens, Whittingtons, tittums and back rounds, with no backstroke 87s.

5,056 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 4277)
23456  M  B  W  H
56423     3     -
32465  -     -  -
43265  -  -  -  -
26354     2  -
43526     3
32546  -  -
24365  -  2     -
Repeat.

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, and all 7 near misses, and is all the work.

Rung at Bristol (Saints Philip and Jacob) on 9 January 2011, conducted by Edward O Marchbank.
Rung on handbells at Longthorpe on 29 June 2011, conducted by William S Croft.

5,088 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 4278)
23456  M    B    W  H
45236            -  -
45362       -       -
56234     sT,sV     -
63425     sT,sV     -
24365  2  sT,sV
24653  -  sT,sV     2
34256       -    -   
Repeat twice.

Contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, tittums, and all 7 near misses.

Rung at Thorverton on 2 December 2010, conducted by Pauline Champion.

5,184 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6127)
234567  M      B     W  H
65432   -            -  -
53624          -
243756       sT,V
432756       In,V
324756       In,V
532467      In,sF,B     -
23564   -   sF,B,V   s
35264   -  In,F,B,V  -
46532   -    sT,sV   -
43265   s      -     s
64352   -    sT,sV
25346   -            -  -
32546   -      -     -  -
Repeat.

Contains 20 each 65s and 64s, 19 each 56s, 46s, 7568s and 7468s, tittums, and all 7 near misses, with no backstroke 87s.

5,120 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6127a)
234567  M      B     W  H
65432   -            -  -
53624          -
243756       sT,V
432756       In,V
324756       In,V
532467      In,sF,B     -
23564   -   sF,B,V   s
35264   -  In,F,B,V  -
56423        sT,sV      -
52364   s      -     s
65243   -    sT,sV
25346   -    In,V       -
32546   -      -     -  -
Repeat.

Contains 20 each 65s and 64s, 19 each 56s, 46s, 7568s and 7468s, tittums, and all 7 near misses, with no backstroke 87s.

5,056 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6128)
234567  M      B     W  H
43265   -   sF,B,V   s
32465   -  In,F,B,V  -
24365   -  In,F,B,V  -
36452        sT,sV   -
65243        sT,sV      -
25346   -    In,V       -
64523   -    sT,sV   -
42635          -
352746       sT,V
523746       In,V
235746       In,V
423567      In,sF,B     -
32546   -      -        -
Repeat.

Contains 20 each 56s, 65s, 46s and 64s, 19 each 7568s and 7468s, tittums, and all 7 near misses, with no backstroke 87s.
Also true to Arpil, Exosades, Leuca and Lutodarum.

5,080 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6646)
(512634)  M   B   W   H
 125634               2*
  63254           -   -
  42356   -           -
  25346   -   -       3
  25463       -       -
  46253           -   -
  65432       -
  45362   -   -       -
  45623       -       -
  24365       3   -   -
  32465   -   -   -   -
  43265   -   -   -   -
  26354       2   -
  26543       -       -
  42635   -   2
  23645   -   -
  23456   -   2       2
t = 34.
2* = t -.
Start with rounds the ninth row of a lead, the 5
the hunt bell, and call the t at Home after one
and three quarter leads, putting the treble into
the hunt.

Contains 95 combination rollups, including 23 65s and 21 each 56s and 46s, and all 7 near misses.

5,184 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6778)
23456  M    B    W   H
24365  -    -    -   z
63254    xIn,xV  -  [z]
54263  - xIn,xV  -   z
24653     sT,sV  -   z
32465       -    -   z
Repeat five times, omitting [z] from
parts 2, 3, 5 and 6.
x = 18;
z = 123456.

Contains all 144 combination rollups, all 7 near misses, and tittums, and is all the work.

5,056 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6899)
23456  M  B  W  H
45362     2  -
64523     -     2
42635     -
62345  -  -     -
32465  -  -     -
43265     5     -
24365  -  -  -  -
Repeat.

Some bands or conductors may prefer one of the following rotations and/or reversals:

23456  M  B  W  H
26354     -  -  -
46253     -  -
54632     -     2
43526     -
32465  -  2     -
43265  -  -  -  -
24365     5     -
Repeat.

23456  M  B  W  H
42356  -  -  -  -
35264     2  -
63542     -     2
34625     -
64235  -  -     -
24365  -  -     -
32465     5     -
Repeat.

23456  M  B  W  H
42356     5     -
46253     -  -  -
36452     -  -
53624     -     2
32546     -
24365  -  2     -
32465  -  -  -  -
Repeat.
 

All arrangements contain all 24 each 56s and 65s, and all 7 near misses, and are all the work.

Rung at Luppitt on 20 July 2015, conducted by John R Martin.

5,472 (5,024) Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6900)
23456  M  B  W  H
54632  -     -
26543     4     -
23645     -  -  -
34256     - (3)  
Repeat twice.

Reduce to 5,024 by omitting (3) from one part.
Either length contains all 24 56, 18 65s, and all 7 near misses.

Rung at Wolborough on 24 January 2015, conducted by John R Martin.

5,152 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6901)
23456  M  B  W  H
23564     -     -
36245     -
52643  -        -
24365     2     -
24653     -  3  - |
34256     -  -  * |A
32465        A*
42356        A
43265        A*
23456        A   
A* = A with a bob at *.

Contains 19 56s, 18 65s, and tittums.

5,024 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6902)
23456  M  B  W  H
35642     2     -
32546  2        -
32465     -     -
32654     -     - |
53624        -    |
53246     -     - |A
34256  -  -     * |
43265     A*
42356     A
24365     A*
23456     A      
A* = A with a bob Home at *.

Contains 21 each 56s and 65s, and all 7 near misses.

Rung at Worcester on 4 September 2016, conducted by John R Martin.

5,184 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6954)
23456  1  2  3  4  5
35264  z [-] z         (4 leads)
35426        x  z  x   (5)
65243     x  x     s   (5)
34562     x  x  z      (4)
43265     x  x  -  -   (5)
32465  z  x     z      (4)
Repeat five times, calling x
for [-] in alternate parts.
- = 14;
x = 16;
z = 18;
s = 123456.

Contains all 144 combination rollups, all 7 near misses, and tittums, and is tenors together throughout and all the work.

5,184 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 6955)
2345678  1  2  3  4  5
2347865  z  -  s  z       (5 leads)
3526478     z  s  z       (4)
53246       x  x  -  x    (5)
25346    z  z  z  -       (4)
24536    -  x  x          (5)
24365    z  -  z [-]      (4)
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.
- = 14;
x = 16;
z = 18;
s = 1234.

Contains all 24 each 56s, 65s, 8765s and 8756s, and is all the work.

5,024 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 7730)
234567  M   B   W  H
42356              -
25463       -
36524   -   2   -
32465       -   2  -
43265   -   -   -  -
45362   -   2   2
34625   2   3   3
423756      In     3
274536      -
234567  3  F,B     2

Contains 18 each 56s, 65s, 8765s and 7568s.
Also true to Egleton Surprise, Hera Surprise, Bampton Delight, Rutland Delight and West Sussex Delight.

Rung at Wendover on 24 March 2017, conducted by J Alan Ainsworth.

5,024 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 7731)
234567  M    B    W   H
42356                 -
25634        2        -
46532   -             -
753426     sB,sF
465372      sT
653247      sT    -   -
64523        -    -   -
56423   -    -    -   -
32465   -         -   -
43265   -    -    -   -
24365   -    -    -   -
56342   -         -   -
45362             -
23564   -             -
34625   -  sT,sV  -   -
423756       In       3
274536       -
234567  3   F,B       2

Contains 20 65s, 18 each 56s, 8765s and 7568s, and 62 little bell rollups at the back. Also contains 12 backstroke 87s.
Also true to Hera Surprise.

5,024 Rutland Surprise Major

Donald F Morrison (no. 7732)
234567  M   B   W  H
35264       -
427365      F
357624      a
573624    In,V
647352     sT
375246      b   -  -
254763    sF,V  -  -
643527  -   V      -
56342           -
64523       -
35426   -          -
42356           -  -
257346     sT      -
753246          2  -
273546          -
523746  3       -
572346    In,V  -  -
234567     sF      2
a = In,sF,sB,F;
b = sF,sB,V.

Contains 18 each 56s and 8765s, 14 2468s, 9 7468s, 82 little bell rollups at the back, 28 little bell rollups at the front, kings, queens, Whittingtons and back rounds, with no backstroke 87s.
Also true to Hera Surprise.

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