Spliced Surprise (5m)

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Peals of Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

The page collects compositions of spliced surprise major with 5 methods. Spliced compositions suitable for varying numbers of methods are on the page for the largest number of methods for which they are suitable. So, for example, a series suitable for 5-8 methods will be on the page for 8 methods, not here, while a series suitable for 3-5 methods will be here.


5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 3422)
23456  M  B  H
43526  -  -  -  J.YFY.FYFY.
53246  -  -  -  M.JM.FYA.
53462     -  -  MAJ.FYA.
24365  -    [-] J.AMJMAJ.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

Contains 1,152 each January and May (Y) and 960 each April, February and March, with 156 changes of method, all 24 each 56s and 65s, and 12 each 5678s off the front and 6578s off the front, with no backstroke 87s.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 3423)
  2345678  February
  4263857  February
  6482735  April
- 7864523  May
- 6784523  February
  8657342  February
  5836274  March
- 2358467  May
  5243786  May
- 4523786  March
  2475638  March
- 6724853  May
  2687345  May
- 8267345  January
  6832574  March
  3658427  January
- 4536782  April
  3475268  January
  7324856  April
  2783645  January
  8267534  January
  6852473  March
  5648327  April
- 3456782
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,120 each January, March and May and 896 each April and February, with 118 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

5,024 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Richard G Crosland
 23456   M I B 5 4 W H  Methods              
 52436             -    O.P
(23456)            2    LPP.N.
 26354   2           -   M.N.O.
 63254               2  OP.N.
 56234             -    LPP.LL
(63254)            2    ML.N.
 34625   -   - - - -     M.PP.NN.O.L.MO
(567324)         -      L.
 23645     - -     -     N.N.M.MO
 42635             -    O.MO
 42356       -       -  LO.PM.
(56423)  2         -    P.N.PL.
(347526)         -       MLO.
 25463     - -     -     N.N.M.MPPL
 24653             - 2  O.P.N.
(52643)            -    O.
(45623)  3 - -   - -     M.MOLM.N.P.N.LMOM.L.
 65324   -               M.O
 64523   2           -  P.N.O.
 45623               2  PPMOL.N.
 62453             - -  O.P.
 34256   -           -  P.LLMOL.
(34256)            3    O.N.MPL.
(45362)      -           L.
 23564   - -   -     2   MM.NN.M.PP.N.
(23564)    - -   -      OLO.N.N.
 275346  3     -         O.PML.N.L.M
 52364         2     -  OLM.N.M.
 26543   3   -          LL.LPM.N.M.MP
 357246  -       - 2    P.MP.OLP.N.OM
 372546            - 2  O.P.N.
 237546              -  MLMO.
(56342)    - -          M.N.
(64352)  -   -           L.LOO.
 23456   -           -   L.LM.              

1056 Lennoxville, 1152 Midhurst, 896 Norton, 960 Overton, 960 Penzance. 128 com, all the work, 62 cru's.

5,024 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Richard G Crosland
 23456    M  W  I  B  5  4  H   Methods       
 35426       2                  R.S.TR
 352764      -  -               QUU.TU.Q
(23456)            -     -      TRT.S.
 23564             -        -    TR.QR.
 35264                      2   RTUUQ.S.
(267345)     -     -     -      TQ.Q.UR.
 26354          -           -    RTR.TRQR.
 32654                      -   TUQ.
(427536)  -  2     -     -      U.UQ.TTRQ.Q.S.
(547236)     -                   Q.
(427536)  -        -             T.RQR.
(34625)         -     -  -       QU.T.QT.
 64523    -                 3    R.R.QUT.S.
 32546    -  -              -   RQRR.UQ.RT.
 25346    3                  2   RT.S.S.R.QUT.
 54326       2                  QT.S.QTT
(34625)   -           3         U.Q.S.RU.
 234756      2  -                U.S.RQ.Q
 237546            -        -   QUUQ.UT.
 372546                     2   UR.S.
 26435                   -  2   RQU.TQR.RTR.
(32465)      -                  R.
 32465    3                      T.UTQ.S.R
 42635       2              -   R.S.U.
(473265)     -     -  -         R.Q.SS.
(345762)           -     -       UQ.RU.
 347265         -           -    UR.UQR.
(25463)         -  -            T.S.
 62453       -                   T.U
 34256    -     -     -     2   U.SS.UU.T.S.
 45236       2                  TQ.S.TQT
 23456       -              -   R.TR.         

1088 Quarrington, 1216 Ripplesmere, 640 Springvale, 1088 Taunton, 992 Urchfont. 132 com, all the work, 64 cru's.

5,024 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Richard G Crosland
 23456   M 5 4 I B W H  Methods           
(64523)    - -          K.J.
 32546   -         - -   GK.K.IGKJ.
 32465           -   -  JIG.I.
 63425             -    J.H
 43526   -              IJJ.GK
 43265           -   -  I.I.
 24365               -  GKG.
 36245             - -  J.G.
 35264     3 - -     2  JII.H.H.KG.H.KJ.H.
(56342)          -      I.
(64523)    3     -       G.GJ.H.K.
 45362       - -   -     H.H.I.G
 23564   -           -  G.KKI.
 23645           -   -  I.I.
 62345               -  JG.
 53246   -           -  IK.J.
 25346               -  IGKK.
 54326             2    J.H.KI
(42356)  -       -      G.KJK.
 34625     - -   -       HH.GK.IK.I
 56423   -           -  G.KG.
(25463)            -    HIGG.
(25463)      - - -       K.GGK.H.
 427536    -         -   G.KIKI.
 742536              -  GII.
 274536              -  JKKIIJ.
 264735    -         3  K.IJ.H.H.
 42563     -         -  K.IGK.
 25463   3           2  G.H.GII.GIJI.H.
 62453             -    II.G
(254763) -     -        KKJJ.HH.
 235764    -   -     -   JI.IG.KJ.
 523764              -  JG.
 352764              -  KJI.
(573624)         -      JKJ.
 34256       -       2   H.GIKI.H.
 23456               -  JKJKJ.            

1024 Greenford, 672 Hertfordshire, 1216 Irthlingborough, 928 Jesmond, 1184 Kirklington. 129 com, all the work, 61 cru's.

5,024 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Richard G Crosland
 23456   4 I B M W 5 H  Methods              
 23564   - - 2       -  W.Y.Y.VW.WZZW.
 53462         -        VX.X
 724356        -   - 2  Z.W.V.Y.
 472356              -  ZVZZV.
(36245)          - -    X.X.
(275634)       -   -     XW.W.
 625734          -       Z.Y
(523764)       -        Z.
 245736      -     -     YVX.XV.V
 35642         -   - -  WW.W.V.
 24365     -   - 2 2 -  V.ZW.VZV.WZV.X.WZV.V.
 32465               -  ZX.
 43265               -  WXW.
 26435           -   -  X.Z.
 42635               -  XZ.
 52436         2        Z.WZV.X
 64235         -     -  Z.X.
 23645         3 -   -  Z.Y.WWX.VZV.Z.
 62345               -  ZX.
 36245               -  VXWV.
(476532)   - -          V.Y.
(43265)  -       -       Y.W.
 527346        -   - -   V.VZZ.V.
 573246          -   2  X.XV.Y.
 357246        3     -  Z.Y.VXX.VW.
 372546          -   2  VW.Z.Y.
 237546              -  ZX.
 275346          -   2  VW.Z.Y.
 52364             2 -  WXV.XVX.ZZ.
 65324           -      X.XWVXW
(35426)        -        Z.
 56423       2   2   -   V.YYW.YZ.Y.WW.
 42563           -   -  YZW.XV.
 35264         -     -  Z.X.
 63254           -      X.Z
 34256         -     2  WXVWX.X.Y.
 23456               -  ZWV.            

1152 Valbourne, 1056 Warnham, 1088 Xenia, 576 Yeading, 1152 Zaporozhye. 127 com, all the work, 54 cru's.

5,024 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Richard G Crosland
 234567   M  W  F  B  I  H  Methods     
 23564             -     -  I.EE.
 36245             -        I.SES
 52364          -     -  -  EOIC.SO.OCO.
 26543             -        SES.OC
 735246         -        -  SE.E.
 573246                  -  SIE.
 357246                  -  COIO.
(265743)              2     OCCOI.S.
 672453            -          EC.CO
 35264          -        -  COO.IC.
 35642             -     -  I.I.
 63542                   -  SO.
 56342                   -  SCII.
 723546         -        -  ES.IC.
 372546                  -  SCS.
 237546                  -  EOCOE.
(35264)               -     SI.
(23456)         -     -       O.CE.
 45236       -           -    CSESE.IE.
 24536                   -  OS.
 52436                   -  CSS.
 64235    -              -  O.S.
 26435                   -  IEOIC.
 42635                   -  EOCII.
 35426    2  -              SC.CE.IC.EOICSE
 42356       -           -  S.O.
 54326       -              ISIO.IE
 34625    -                 O.CIO
(56423)   -              -  O.ESEOI.
 45623                   -  EOCS.
(524736)              -     SCO.
 275346            -          SO.I
 64523          -        -  CIEO.ISI.
 34256    -  2           -  CS.IC.SO.CS.
 23456                   -  ESEOICS.    

1088 Springfield; 1056 Okeford; 992 Chesterfield, Irthlingborough; 896 Eccleston, 142 changes of method, 42 combination rollups, all the work.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 6356)
23456  B  M  W  H
63254  -     -     A.OMO.U
56234        -     AWM.U
46532     2        U.AO.WMA
63425  -           WW.A
43526     -        W.OMU
43265  -       [-] A.OOMU.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

Contains 1,152 each Ashtead and Cassiobury (O) and 960 each Cornwall (W), Lindum (M) and Uxbridge, with 143 changes of method, all 24 each 56s, 65s, 5678s off the front and 6578s off the front, 12 each 8765s and 8756s, queens, tittums, back rounds, and all 7 near misses.

Rung at Morville on 14 August 2013, conducted by Andrew L Mainwaring.

5,088 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 6357)
23456  B  M  W  H
23564  -        -  WU.WW.
52364           -  UWUUUU.
63425     -  -     U.MAM.OO
43526     -        OO.AA
25634     -  -     AAAAA.MWUU.AUO
46532     -     -  U.UMO.
54632           -  MWMMMM.
23645     -  -  -  M.OOO.W.
34256  -           A.WWWWW
Repeat twice.

Contains 1,152 each Cornwall (W) and Uxbridge, 960 each Ashtead and Lindum (M) and 864 Cassiobury (O), with 78 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

Rung at Rotherhite on 4 December 2012, conducted by Stanley Jenner.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 6358)
  2345678  Cornwall
  6482735  Uxbridge
  8674523  Lindum
  7856342  Ashtead
- 4235678  Cassiobury
  7856234  Lindum
  5728463  Ashtead
  3462857  Lindum
  6384725  Cornwall
- 7863542  Ashtead
  2546378  Uxbridge
  4235867  Cassiobury
s 6578234  Lindum
  7625483  Uxbridge
  2746358  Uxbridge
  4237865  Cornwall
  8354627  Lindum
  5863742  Cornwall
- 7658234  Cornwall
  2547368  Cassiobury
  6873542  Uxbridge
- 5768234  Cassiobury
  3482765  Ashtead
s 5678234
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,120 each Cornwall, Lindum and Uxbridge and 896 each Ashtead and Cassiobury, with 146 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 6359)
  2345678  Uxbridge
  4263857  Lindum
  6482735  Cassiobury
- 2357486  Ashtead
  6485723  Lindum
  8674352  Cassiobury
  5243678  Cassiobury
  7836245  Uxbridge
- 2378564  Cornwall
  5742638  Cornwall
- 6457823  Ashtead
  3825764  Lindum
  2378456  Uxbridge
  7243685  Ashtead
  5684372  Lindum
  8536247  Cassiobury
  4762538  Uxbridge
- 5647823  Ashtead
  3824756  Cornwall
  7263584  Ashtead
  4586372  Uxbridge
  8435267  Cassiobury
  6752438  Cornwall
- 4567823
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,120 each Ashtead, Cassiobury and Uxbridge and 896 each Cornwall and Lindum, with 146 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, and no backstroke 87s.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7017)
 23456   M  B  W  H
 23564      -     -  YC.YY.
(62534)        -     CL.
 43526   -     -  -   WLLS.Y.W.
 54326            -  CLSCS.
 54263      -     -  WW.SC.
 36245   -     -  -  W.S.L.
 24365         - [-] YW.L.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

Contains 1,152 each Cornwall (W) and Lessness and 960 each Cambridge, Superlative and Yorkshire, with 143 changes of method, all 24 each 56s and 65s, 15 each 5678s off the front and 6578s off the front, 9 each 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front, queens and back rounds.

5,184 (5,056) Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7018)
23456  M  B  W  H
52436        -     LS.L
42635  -           W.SSSC
23564     2     -  YS.LC.SC.
53624        2  -  CL.WY.W.
26435  -     -     W.Y.(YCS)
43265        - [-] YW.L.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

Contains 1,344 Superlative and 960 each Cambridge, Cornwall (W), Lessness and Yorkshire, with 126 changes of method.
Reduce to 5,056 by replacing the three parenthesized leads by one lead of Lessness in any two parts; contains 1,280 Superlative, 1,024 Lessness, 960 Cornwall (W) and 896 each Cambridge and Yorkshire, with 124 changes of method.
Either length contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, 15 each 8765s, 8756s, 5678s off the front, 6578s off the front, 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front, queens, kings and back rounds.

Rung at Church Lawford (The Plantagenet Ring) on 24 June 2015, conducted by Christopher C P Woodcock.

5,152 (5,024) Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7019)
  2345678  Yorkshire
- 3578264  Lessness
  7325486  Yorkshire
  5836742  Lessness
- 7358264  Cornwall
  2547638  Cornwall
  6482357  Cambridge
- 4257638  Lessness
  5462873  Yorkshire
- 4273586 (Cambridge
  3826457  Yorkshire
  6587342  Superlative)
- 5742638  Superlative
  2378564  Cambridge
- 3864257  Cornwall
  2673584  Yorkshire
- 6384257  Cambridge
  4537628  Cambridge
- 5728463  Superlative
  8673542  Lessness
  7856234  Superlative
- 8634725  Lessness
  3876542  Cornwall
- 5738264
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,120 each Cambridge, Lessness and Yorkshire and 896 each Cornwall and Superlative, with 139 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, with no backstroke 87s.
Reduce to 5,024 by replacing the parenthesized leads by one lead of Lessness in any two parts; contains 1,184 Lessness, 1,056 each Cambridge and Yorkshire, 896 Cornwall and 832 Superlative, with 137 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, with no backstroke 87s.

5,152 (5,024) Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7020)
  2345678  Cambridge
- 3578264  Cambridge
  8654327  Yorkshire
  4267835  Superlative
  7325486  Cambridge
- 3586742  Yorkshire
  6452378  Yorkshire
  2748635  Superlative
  8375264 (Cambridge
  5634827  Superlative
  4267583  Superlative)
- 2783456  Lessness
  8247635  Lessness
  4862573  Cornwall
  5634782  Lessness
  3576248  Lessness
  7325864  Cornwall
- 8273456  Cornwall
  4768523  Lessness
  6457382  Lessness
  5634278  Lessness
  3526847  Lessness
  2385764  Cornwall
- 7823456
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,792 Lessness, 896 each Cambridge, Cornwall and Superlative and 672 Yorkshire, with 97 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.
Reduce to 5,024 by replacing the parenthesized leads by one lead of Lessness in any two parts; contains 1,856 Lessness, 896 Cornwall, 832 Cambridge, 768 Superlative and 672 Yorkshire, with 93 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

5,152 (5,024) Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7021)
  2345678  Cambridge
- 3578264  Lessness
  7325486  Superlative
- 3586742  Yorkshire
- 5642378  Cornwall
  3485762  Cambridge
- 4562378  Cornwall
  3684752  Superlative
- 6452378  Yorkshire
  2748635  Superlative
  8375264 (Cambridge
  5634827  Superlative
  4267583  Superlative)
- 2783456  Yorkshire
  3576248  Cambridge
  6458327  Yorkshire
  8247635  Cambridge
  7325864  Lessness
- 8273456  Cornwall
  4768523  Lessness
  6457382  Cornwall
  3526847  Lessness
  2385764  Cornwall
- 7823456
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,120 each Cambridge, Cornwall and Superlative and 896 each Lessness and Yorkshire, with 153 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.
Reduce to 5,024 by replacing the parenthesized leads by one lead of Lessness in any two parts; contains 1,120 Cornwall, 1,056 Cambridge, 992 Superlative, 960 Lessness and 896 Yorkshire, with 151 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7944)
23456  B  W  M  H
23564  -        -  YC.YC.
34625     2  2  -  CE.CEW.WWC.ESW.EY.
63425           -  YESSS.
46325           -  WS.
32465     -    [-] YW.E.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

Contains 1,152 each Cornwall (W) and Lessness (E) and 960 each Cambridge, Superlative and Yorkshire, with 125 changes of method, all 24 each 56s and 65s, 15 each 5678s off the front and 6578s off the front, and 9 each 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front.

5,120 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7945)
23456  M  W  H
42356        -  ESYSY.
34256        -  EYCSC.
65243  -  -  -  W.Y.E.
26543     3  -  WEWE.WY.WS.W.
52643        -  CSCSCSY.
64523     -  -  CE.W.
Repeat four times.

Contains 1,120 each Cornwall (W) and Superlative and 960 each Cambridge, Lessness (E) and Yorkshire, with 159 changes of method, and is all the work for 2 through 6.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 84)
 23456   B  M  W  H
(63254)  -     -     SOL.WOSC.
 63542   -  3     -   CSL.O.WC.LWO.CL.
 24536      -  -  -  L.S.W.
 24365   -       [-] COW.OSL.
Repeat five times, omitting [-] from alternate parts.

Contains 1,152 each Cassiobury (O) and Lessness and 960 each Cambridge, Cornwall (W) and Superlative, with 149 changes of method.
Contains 21 each 56s and 65s, 18 each 5678s off the front, 6578s off the front, 8756s off the front and 8756s off the front, queens and back rounds.

Rung at Much Wenlock on 15 November 2006, conducted by Frederick Shallcross.

5,056 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 85)
 23456   M  B  W  H
 26354   2        -  CSS.WC.LS.
 32654            -  OLCCSW.
 63254            -  LSOO.
 25634         -  -  CW.OO.
 65432   -           CSS.CSSC
 62534      -  -  -  CS.CLCOW.W.
 42635   2           OLSS.WC.WO
 56234   -        -  L.LOW.
 23564   3     -  -  OO.CSLSC.SOC.OOO.W.
 52364            -  LCW.
 43265   -        -  L.OLW.
 24365            -  SLW.
 32465            -  LWO.
 35264   2        -  W.WS.OLSSLO.
(63254)        -     OSO.
 42356   -        -   OC.SSCC.
 25463      -        WW.CS
 62453         -     CW.OLLOS
 35426   -     -  -  L.WWW.CSC.
 43526            -  WOL.
 54326            -  LSCSLO.
 34256   -  -     -  CSC.LOCLS.WW.
 24653   -           L.OW
 36452   -        -  W.LS.
 43652            -  COOW.
 64352            -  CLW.
 53246   -     -     L.LLWW.L
 23456         2  -  WLWW.CLOO.L.

Contains 1,056 each Cornwall (W) and Lessness, 1,024 Cassiobury (O) and 960 each Cambridge and Superlative, with 125 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.
Contains 21 56s, 18 65s, 11 5678s off the front, 10 8765s off the front, queens, tittums and back rounds.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 86)
  2345678  Cornwall
  6482735  Cassiobury
  3527486  Cambridge
  7856342  Lessness
  5738264  Cambridge
  8674523  Cassiobury
- 4235678  Lessness
  3462857  Cambridge
  2547386  Cornwall
- 3425678  Superlative
  5748362  Superlative
- 7862534  Superlative
- 8234756  Cassiobury
  5647238  Lessness
  4526873  Cambridge
  6753482  Superlative
  3872645  Lessness
  7368524  Cassiobury
  2485367  Cornwall
- 3824756  Cambridge
  4586372  Lessness
  8435267  Cassiobury
  6752438  Cornwall
- 4567823
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,120 each Cambridge, Cassiobury and Lessness and 896 each Cornwall and Superlative, with 140 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.
Contains 190 runs of four or more consecutive bells at either the front or the back. Note: also contains 3 backstroke 87s.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 87)
  2345678  Cornwall
  6482735  Lessness
  8674523  Lessness
  7856342  Cornwall
  3527486  Cornwall
- 4235678  Lessness
  3462857  Cassiobury
  5728463  Lessness
  2547386  Cassiobury
  8673542  Lessness
  7856234  Superlative
  6384725  Cambridge
- 3425678  Cornwall
  6283745  Lessness
- 7862534  Cassiobury
- 2345867  Cambridge
  5637284  Cambridge
  7864523  Superlative
  4283756  Cambridge
  3526478  Superlative
  6758342  Superlative
  8472635  Cambridge
- 4235867  Cassiobury
- 5678234
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,344 Lessness, 1,120 Cambridge and 896 each Cassiobury, Cornwall and Superlative, with 132 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.
Contains 187 runs of four or more consecutive bells at either the front or the back, with no backstroke 87s.

Rung at Exeter (St Michael and All Angels, Pinhoe) on 20 February 2006, conducted by Matthew J Hilling.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Graham M Bradshaw
234567   M     W  H  Methods
52436          -     RS.CNC
34625    -     -     R.C.NCY
62345          -  -  SNSY.R.
36245             -  CSYSR.
24365          -  -  RC.NSY.
32465             -  CRR.
326754      I     -  SNYR[.RNY.
632754            -  RNR.
263754            -  RNR.
43265       BF    -  YS.RNR.]Y.
64235          -     RS.SCN
23645          -  -  SYNY.[NCY].
3 part.

Contains 1344 Rutland, 1024 Superlative, 992 Lincolnshire (N), 960 Yorkshire, 832 Cambridge with 146 changes of method. Omit IBF with associated leads and call R for [NCY] in part 1.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Graham M Bradshaw
234567   M  W  B  H  Methods     
523764      - [In -  NYCY.YS.YCR.
352764            -  CSNCR.
235764            -  YYNCR.
372654         -     YS.YS
275634   -           R.RC
573624   -           R.CR
52436    -     F]     R.CN.C
52364          -  -  NY.YN.
35264             -  RSR.
26354       -     -  CNNC.NSN.
32654             -  NRR.
63254             -  RSNYS.
56234       -        CNCS.YSC
23564       -     -  SR.R.       
3 part.

Contains 1120 Lincolnshire (N), 1088 Rutland, 1024 Cambridge, 960 Superlative, Yorkshire with 135 changes of method. Omit bracketed leads in part 2. Omit 3M and associated leads in part 1. Replace first 3 leads of part 1 with 1 lead of R

5,024 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Thomas W Goodyer and Donald F Morrison (arr) (no. 59)
23456  M  W  H  Methods 
43652  -        YCY.NSNY  |
56234  -  -     R.RRRRR.R |
23564     -  -  NYSC.YCN. |A
52364        -  SSNYCYC.  |
35264        -  CNCSNSS.  |
25463  -        YCY.NSNY
64352  -  -     R.S.R
56342     -     NYSC.YCN
23456     3A            

Contains 1,056 Yorkshire, 1,024 Lincolnshire, 992 each Cambridge and Superlative, and 960 Rutland, with 120 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

Rung at Welshpool on 27 December 2006, conducted by Neil Bennett.

5,184 (5,056) Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7977)
 23456   M  B  W  H
 43652   -           R.NR
 43526      -     -  CY.CC.
(25634)  -     -     (SNY).C.
 36452   -     -      SRNS.C.YYY
 53462         -     RS.NSN
 24365   -       [-] R.SR.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from parts 2, 4, and 6.

Contains 1,152 each Rutland and Superlative and 960 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N) and Yorkshire, with 138 changes of method, all 24 each 56s and 65s, 15 each 5678s off the front, 6578s off the front, 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front, kings, tittums, and, in the penultimate lead, queens and back rounds.
Reduce to 5,056 by replacing (SNY) by one lead of Rutland in any two, even numbered parts. Contains 1,216 Rutland, 1,088 Superlative, 960 Cambridge and 896 each Lincolnshire (N) and Yorkshire, with 134 changes of method, all 24 56s, 22 65s, 15 each 5678s off the front, 6578s off the front, 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front, kings, tittums, and, in the penultimate lead, queens and back rounds.

Rung at Bradford Peverell on 29 June 2018, conducted by Nigel R Woodruff.

5,152 (5,024) Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7978)
  2345678  Superlative
  5738264  Cambridge
- 7864523  Rutland
  6758342  Yorkshire
  8472635 (Superlative
  2345867  Superlative
  5637284  Yorkshire)
- 6784523  Lincolnshire
  4273658  Cambridge
  3528467  Cambridge
  8657342  Yorkshire
  7462835  Rutland
- 8674523  Lincolnshire
  4263857  Superlative
  3527486  Lincolnshire
  7856342  Superlative
  6482735  Cambridge
- 4235678  Rutland
  3462857  Yorkshire
  2547386  Lincolnshire
  7856234  Rutland
  5728463  Yorkshire
- 7863542  Rutland
- 5678234
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,120 each Rutland, Superlative and Yorkshire and 896 each Cambridge and Lincolnshire, with 146 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, 16 each 8765s, 7654s, 6543s and 5432s, 14 each 5678s, 4567s, 3456s and 2345s, 12 each 5678s off the front, 4567s off the front 3456s off the front and 2345s off the front, 10 7568s, 8 each 8765s off the front, 7654s off the front, 6543s off the front and 5432s off the front, queens and back rounds.
Reduce to 5,024 by replacing the three parenthesized leads by one lead of Rutland in any two parts; contains 1,184 Rutland, 1,056 Yorkshire, 992 Superlative and 896 each Cambridge and Lincolnshire, with 144 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

5,120 (5,056) Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7979)
23456  B  M  W  H
54632     -  -     R.Y.R
32654  3        -  NY.RY.CR.CN.
65432        - [x] RS.(SNC).
Repeat nine times, omitting [x]
from alternate parts.
x = 16.

Contains 1,600 Rutland, 960 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N) and Yorkshire and 640 Superlative, with 149 changes of method, and it all the work for 2–6.
Reduce to 5,056 by replacing the parenthesized leads by one lead of Rutland in one part; contains 1,632 Rutland, 960 Yorkshire, 928 each Cambridge and Lincolnshire (N) and 608 Superlative, with 148 changes of method, and it all the work for 2–6.

5,120 (5,056) Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7980)
23456  B  M  W  H
65243     -  -  x  (SNS).C.R.
36452  a  -     -  SY.C.Y.RN.
24365     -    [x] R.CSNY.
Repeat nine times, omitting [x]
from alternate parts.
x = 16.
a = xB,xIn.

Contains 1,280 Superlative and 960 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), Rutland and Yorkshire, with 159 changes of method, is tenors together, and is all the work for 2–6.
Reduce to 5,056 by replacing the three parenthesized leads by one lead of Rutland in any one part; Contains 1,216 Superlative, 992 Rutland, 960 each Cambridge and Yorkshire and 928 Lincolnshire (N), with 157 changes of method, is tenors together, and it all the work for 2–6.

5,184 (5,056) Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7703)
23456  M  B  W  H
43652  -           R.NR
43526     -     -  CP.PC.
25634  -     -     (YNY).C.PPY
36452  -     -     R.P.PNC
53462        -     RC.NYN
24365  -       [-] R.YR.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from parts 2, 4 and 6.

Contains 1,152 each Pudsey and Rutland and 960 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N) and Yorkshire, with 138 changes of method, all 24 each 56s and 65s, 15 each 5678s off the front and 6578s off the front, 9 each 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front, tittums and, in the penultimate lead, back rounds.
Reduce to 5,056 by calling R for (YNY) in any two parts; contains 1,216 Rutland, 1,152 Pudsey, 960 Cambridge, 896 Lincolnshire and 832 Yorkshire, with 134 changes of method.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7704)
  2345678  Rutland
- 6423857  Lincolnshire
  3547682  Pudsey
  7852364  Rutland
  5738426  Cambridge
- 7826543  Lincolnshire
  6483752  Rutland
- 7864235  Lincolnshire
- 8435726  Pudsey
  5246873  Rutland
- 8452367  Yorkshire
  2647835  Cambridge
- 6735284  Pudsey
  5874623  Cambridge
  4283567  Yorkshire
  3627458  Cambridge
- 6758342  Yorkshire
  8472635  Pudsey
  2345867
Repeat eight times, adding a bob
at the end of parts 3, 6 and 9.

Contains 1,152 each Cambridge, Pudsey and Rutland and 864 each Lincolnshire and Yorkshire, with 161 changes of method, 18 each 56s and 7568s, 15 8756s off the front, 12 each 8765s and 8765s off the front, 9 each 65s and 5678s off the front, kings and back rounds, with no backstroke 87s.

5,152 (5,024) Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7705)
  2345678  Cambridge
- 3578264  Cambridge
  8654327 (Lincolnshire
  4267835  Yorkshire
  7325486  Lincolnshire)
- 3586742  Yorkshire
  6452378  Rutland
  5634827  Lincolnshire
  4267583  Pudsey
  7823456  Rutland
  2748635  Yorkshire
- 7835264  Cambridge
- 8564723  Pudsey
  4253876  Rutland
  5482637  Yorkshire
  2347568  Pudsey
  7638254  Yorkshire
- 6854723  Lincolnshire
  4283675  Rutland
  8462537  Pudsey
  2347856  Pudsey
  7536284  Cambridge
- 5684723  Rutland
- 7856342
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,120 each Pudsey, Rutland and Yorkshire and 896 each Cambridge and Lincolnshire, with 146 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.
Reduce to 5,024 by replacing the parenthesized leads by one lead of Rutland in any two parts; contains 1,184 Rutland, 1,120 Pudsey, 1,056 Yorkshire, 896 Cambridge and 768 Lincolnshire, with 142 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

5,152 (5,024) Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7706)
  2345678  Cambridge
  5738264  Lincolnshire
- 7864523  Pudsey
  4283756  Yorkshire
  3526478  Lincolnshire
- 5678342  Cambridge
  8462537  Rutland
  6854723  Yorkshire
  4283675  Pudsey
  3725468  Rutland
- 4237856  Lincolnshire
  7526483  Rutland
  2745368  Yorkshire
- 7568234  Rutland
  6725483  Pudsey
  5873642  Yorkshire
  3482567  Cambridge
  2647358  Pudsey
- 6758234 (Lincolnshire
  8374625  Pudsey
  4235867  Cambridge)
  5627483  Yorkshire
  7863542  Rutland
- 5678234
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,120 each Pudsey, Rutland and Yorkshire and 896 each Cambridge and Lincolnshire, with 160 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, with no backstroke 87s.
Reduce to 5,024 by replacing the parenthesized leads by one lead of Rutland in any two parts; contains 1,184 Rutland, 1,120 Yorkshire, 1,056 Pudsey and 832 each Cambridge and Lincolnshire, with 156 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

5,120 (5,056) Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7707)
23456  B  W  H
35264  -        NY.PC
26354     -  -  CR.R.
32654        -  RNYCC.
63254        -  N(CNY)NPY.
25634     -  -  CYPN.R.
62534        -  RPR.
56234        -  PYPPR.
Repeat four times.

Contains 1,120 each Pudsey and Rutland and 960 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N) and Yorkshire, with 129 changes of method, and is all the work for 2 through 6.
Reduce to 5,056 by ringing R for (CNY) in one part; contains 1,152 Rutland, 1,120 Pudsey and 928 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire and Yorkshire, with 127 changes of method, and is all the work for 2 through 6.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (2–5 methods)

Oliver M Austin
23456   V  M  W  F  H  2 Methods    3 Methods    4 Methods     5 Methods 
65432      -  -     -  CCC.C.CCC.   SSC.C.CSC.   YYC.C.CSY.    SYC.C.SPY.
36452         -        CCNN.NNC     CSNN.NNC     CSNN.NNC      PSNN.YNC
52463   -     s  -  -  C.CCN.N.C.   C.CCN.S.S.   C.CCN.Y.S.    C.CCN.P.S.
42365      -           NNN.CNNN     NSS.SNNN     YSS.SYNN      YSP.PYNN  
6 part.

2 methods: Contains 2880 Cambridge, 2304 Lincolnshire(N), with 62 combination rollups, 47 changes of method, all the work.
3 methods: Contains 1728 Cambridge, Lincolnshire(N), Superlative, with 64 combination rollups, 71 changes of method.
4 methods: Contains 1536 Cambridge, 1344 Lincolnshire(N), 1152 Superlative, Yorkshire, with 62 combination rollups, 89 changes of method.
5 methods: Contains 1152 Cambridge, Lincolnshire(N), 960 Pudsey, Superlative, Superlative, Yorkshire, with 68 combination rollups, 119 changes of method.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (3–5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 75)
23456  V  M  W  F  H   3 methods   4 methods   5 methods
43652     -            YSC.YSCY    YSC.NSNY    PSC.NYNY
23645  -        s  s   C.CYYS.C.   C.CNYN.C.   C.PYPS.C.
26345              s   SCYSSSY.    NCYSSSY.    NCPSSSN.
42365        -         YCSY.CSC    YCSY.NSC    YPSY.NPC
Repeat five times.

The three method arrangement contains 1,728 each Cambridge, Superlative and Yorkshire, with 131 changes of method.
The four method arrangement contains 1,344 each Cambridge, Superlative and Yorkshire and 1,152 Lincolnshire (N), with 137 changes of method.
The five method arrangement contains 1,152 each Pudsey and Superlative and 960 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N) and Yorkshire, with 149 changes of method.
All three arrangements contain 21 each 56s and 65s, 18 each 5678s off the front and 6578s off the front, all 7 near misses and kings.

Five method arrangement at Brancepeth on 9 February 2008, conducted by Kristopher King.

5,600 (5,152, 5,056) Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

David W Beard
23456  M  W  H
43652  -        YSS.CN(C)N
56234  -  -     SYY.S.YYS
23564     -  -  N(N)NP.SSY.
52364        -  CPCYPC*P.
35264        -  PN*PNCPC.
Repeat four times.

The 5,600 ontains 1,120 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), Pudsey, Superlative and Yorkshire, with 139 changes of method, and is not all the work.
 
Reduce to 5,152 by omitting the three bobs Home and last two courses from any one part, ringing N for (C) in that part, and C for (N) in the next part.
Contains 1,120 Superlative, 1,088 Yorkshire, 1,056 Lincolnshire (N), 960 Cambridge and 928 Pudsey, with 125 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.
 
Reduce to 5,056 by replacing the first three courses of one part by a course called Before and Home: YS.SY., ringing N for C* in that part, and C for N* in the previous part.
Contains 1,088 Pudsey, 1,056 Cambridge, 992 Yorkshire and 960 each Lincolnshire (N) and Superlative, with 127 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.


Published in The Ringing World (1995, page 932) and A Collection of Compositions of Spliced Surprise (1996).

5,184 (5,056) Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 153)
23456  B  M  W  H
23564  -        -  NY.NY.
52364           -  RNL.
65324        -     RY.R
36245  2  2  -     YN.LC.LYN.CRL.C.(NYC)
24365        - [-] LC.R.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

Contains 1,152 each Lincolnshire (N) and Yorkshire and 960 each Cambridge, London and Rutland, with 161 changes of method, 18 each 56s and 65s, and 12 each 5678s off the front and 6578s off the front.
Reduce to 5,056 by replacing parenthesized leads by one lead of Rutland in any two parts; contains 1,088 each Lincolnshire (N) and Yorkshire, 1,024 Rutland, 960 London and 896 Cambridge, with 157 changes of method.

Rung at Meldreth on 20 November 2010, conducted by Michael G Purday.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 154)
  2345678  Cambridge
  5738264  Rutland
  3527486  Lincolnshire
  7856342  Cambridge
  6482735  Cambridge
- 4235678  Rutland
  3462857  Yorkshire
- 4257386  London
  5432678  Rutland
- 6354827  London
  5683742  Yorkshire
  3462578  Cambridge
  2748356  Lincolnshire
- 7856234  Cambridge
  6384725  Lincolnshire
- 3425678  Yorkshire
  5748362  Lincolnshire
  8672534  Yorkshire
  2364857  London
- 8623745  Rutland
  2876534  London
- 5728463  Lincolnshire
- 7863542  Rutland
- 5678234
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,120 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire and Rutland and 896 each London and Yorkshire, with 153 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

5,120 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 155)
23456  B  M  W  H
42356           -  RYNYN.
34256           -  NCRYY.
25346        -  -  RC.L.
43652     -  -     R.C.L
65432        -  -  RC.R.
36452        -     LC.L
26354  -     -     YN.LNCN.L
35264        -  -  YL.R.
Repeat four times.

Contains 1,120 each London and Rutland and 960 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N) and Yorkshire, with 145 changes of method, and all the work of every method for bells 2-6.

Rung at Burghill on 31 January 2008, conducted by Frederick Shallcross.

5,088 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Albert J Pitman and Michael Maughan (arr)
23456   M  B  W  H  Methods      
35264   2     2     L.B.LLLLL.B.L
42563   -        -  L.SL.
65324   -     -     PSC.S.PPP
26354         -     PPPC.SSS
26543      -     -  SC.SC.
54263         -  -  BBBBBBB.L.
25463            -  LCL.
34562   -     3  -  PSC.C.B.B.L.
53462            -  PSCCL.
24365   -        -  PSC.CL.
62345         -  3  LC.L.B.B.
53246   -        -  L.CL.
24536         -  -  LC.CSP.
52436            -  LCCSP.
43526   3     -  -  L.B.B.C.CSP.
54326            -  LCL.
63425   -        -  L.BBBBBBB.
32654      -        CS.CS
62453   -           SSS.CPPP
35426   -     -  -  PPP.S.CSP.
34256         -  2  LS.L.B.
25346         -  -  LC.CSP.
32546            -  LCL.
52643   -           L.SL
46325   -     -     SPS.P.SPS
32465         -  -  LS.L.
43265            -  LCL.
23564   -           PSC.CL
65432   -     -     PSC.S.PPP
23456   -     -  -  PPP.S.CSP.   

Contains 1184 London, 1088 Superlative, 1056 Pudsey, 1024 Cambridge, 736 Bristol, with 51 combination rollups, 103 changes of method, all the work.

5,280 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Albert J Pitman
23456  M  B  W  H  Methods     
43652  -           L.SL
56234  -     -     SPS.P.SPS
63254        2  3  LS.B.L.B.B.
42356  -        -  L.CL.
35426  3     -  -  L.B.B.C.CSC.
43526           -  LCCSP.
52436  3     -  -  L.B.B.C.CSP.
45236           -  LCL.
62534  -        -  L.BBBBBBB.
23645     -        CS.CS
63542  -           SSS.CPPP
24536  -     -  -  PPP.S.CSP.
32546        -     LS.L
24365  2     2     L.B.LLLLL.B.L
53462  -        -  L.SL.
64235  -     -     PSC.S.PPP
36245        -     PPPC.SSS
36452     -     -  SC.SC.
45362        -  -  BBBBBBB.L.
34562           -  LCL.
25463  -     3  -  PSC.C.B.B.L.
42563           -  PSCCL.
23564  -     3  2  PSC.C.B.B.L.B.
52364        3  -  LC.B.B.L.
32465  -           PSC.CL
64523  -     -     PSC.S.PPP
25346  -     -     PPP.S.CSP
34256        -  -  LC.CSP.
23456  3        -  L.B.B.CL.   

1120 London, 1088 Superlative, and 1024 each Pudsey, Bristol and Cambridge. 107 com, all the work, 58 cru's

Published in The Ringing World (1948, page 490) and A Collection of Compositions of Spliced Surprise (1996).

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 142)
23456  M  B  W  H
45236        -  -  EOOKK.E.
26354  -     -  2  O.BM.O.B.
43526     3        MOEM.KM.MKB.BK
43265     -    [-] BEO.KE.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

Contains 1,152 each Bolton (O) and Kenninghall and 960 each Bristol, Lessness (E) and Medway, with 132 changes of method, all 24 each 56s and 65s, and 18 each 5678s off the front, 6578s off the front, 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 143)
 23456   sV/sF M   W   H
(35642)        -   2       K.MK.B.
(46253)        -   -        MOM.BBOEE.
 34256     x   2*  s   -    MEO.EKBOE.OOM.B.MK.K.
Repeat five times, calling s
for - half-way and end.
2* = s -.

Contains 1,152 each Bolton (O) and Medway and 960 each Bristol, Kenninghall and Lessness (E), with 132 changes of method, and all 24 each 56s, 65s, 8765s, 5678s off the front and 8765s off the front.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 144)
  2345678  Kenninghall
  6482735  Medway
  3527486  Bolton
- 4235678  Bristol
  3462857  Kenninghall
- 8634725  Medway
  2547638  Lessness
- 6425873  Medway
  7358426  Medway
  2684357  Lessness
- 3826745  Bristol
- 2386745  Kenninghall
  7852436  Lessness
  5748623  Bolton
- 6457382  Bolton
  5634278  Kenninghall
  2385764  Lessness
s 8723456  Bristol
s 8273456  Bolton
s 7482635  Bristol
- 8742635  Medway
  3526748  Kenninghall
  7283456  Bristol
s 7823456
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,120 each Bristol, Kenninghall and Medway and 896 each Bolton and Lessness, with 146 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

5,088 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Philip G K Davies
23456    M  W  H   Methods    
52436       -  3   YYYY.R.B.B.
42356       2  -   RRRRRR.B.YYY.
56423    2  -      R.B.C.CCC
25463       -      CYCN.NNC
53462    -     2   CNY.NNNN.B.
45362          -   YYRYC.
23564    -     -   NCN.BBBBBBB.
3 part.

1152 Bristol, Yorkshire, 960 Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), 864 Rutland. 74 com, all the work, 63 cru's, Tittums.

Published in The Ringing World (1965, page 104) and A Collection of Compositions of Spliced Surprise (1996).

5,056 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Glenn A A Taylor
234567  I  V  M  B  W  H
23564         2     2  -  U.B.S.CRR.U.
52364         -  -  -  -  R.CSSR.CRSC.R.
35264                  -  SSCRC.
26354               -  -  CCCS.U.
63254                  2  UURUUUU.B.
35426            2     -  CC.SU.BBU.
42356      3        -  -  S.B.B.U.R.
34256                  -  RSR.
237465     -           -  S.SCUS.
645237  -     -     2  -  CUSC.C.C.B.BB.
26543               -     BBBBBR.R
32546   -  -  -        -  RU.RR.SS.CU.
Repeat.

Contains 1,088 Cambridge, 1,024 each Rutland, Superlative and Uxbridge and 896 Bristol, with 98 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, and 112 combination rollups.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 544)
  2345678   Bristol
- 4235678   London
- 6342857   Bristol
  4683725   Glasgow
- 6325478   London
- 4263857   Glasgow
- 2357486   Glasgow
  3728564   London
- 5237486   Bristol
- 3527486   Cambridge
  7856342   Glasgow
- 8642735   London
- 7486523   Glasgow
  4672835   Bristol
- 7462835   London
- 8674523   Bristol
- 7864523   Superlative
  4283756   Cambridge
- 2356478   Superlative
  6738245   Cambridge
  8475623   Superlative
- 4523867   Cambridge
  3657482   Superlative
- 6782345
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,120 each Bristol, Glasgow and London and 896 each Cambridge and Superlative, with 153 changes of method, all the work of every method for every bell, 14 each 5678s, 8765s, 4567s, 7654s, 3456s, 6543s, 2345s and 5432s, and no backstroke 87s.

Rung at Ingoldmells on 28 August 2004, conducted by Paul F Curtis.

5,056 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Glenn A A Taylor
 23456    V   M   B   W   H   Methods       
 43652        -   ss          GGSC.LL.B.LLLL
 25634        s       2*      L.G.B.B
 54632        -           2   CSG.LC.B.
 65432                    -   CGCG.
(53624)   ss      -           S.GL.S.
 24365        -       s   s     GC.BBBBBB.L.
 46325        3       2       L.B.LLC.S.B.L
 32465                -   -   LS.SSS.
(62354)       2       s       BB.CGCG.C.
(42356)       s       ss        GGGS.C.B.
 63254        s           s     CGC.GB.
 54326        -       s   s   L.S.SLCGS.
 32546                -   -   BS.L.         
Repeat. 2* = s -.

Contains 1152 London, 1088 Bristol, 1024 Glasgow, and 896 each Cambridge and Superlative, with 113 changes of method and all the work of each method for every bell, and 80 combination rollups.

5,184 (5,056) Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 6552)
23456  M  B  W  H
45236        -  -  WO.W.
54632  2    (3) 2  L.B.S(.SSO.B.)W.B.
23645  -     -  -  L.WBBL.L.
62345           -  OSS.
32465  -  -    [-] L.OS.WOO.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

Contains 1,152 each Cassiobury (O) and Superlative and 960 each Bristol, Cornwall (W) and London, with 125 changes of method, 21 each 56s and 65s, 18 each 5678s off the front and 6578s off the front, and 12 each 8765s, 8756s, 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front.
Reduce to 5,056 by omitting (3) and the parenthesized leads from one part; contains 1,120 Cassiobury, 1,088 Superlative, 960 each Cornwall and London and 928 Bristol, with 123 changes of method.

Rung at Meldreth on 12 August 2014, conducted by Alban D Forster.

5,120 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 6553)
23456  B  M  W  H
45236        -  -  SW.L.
34256        -     OOLO.B
32546  2  -  -  x  BWB.SW.O.S.L.
Repeat nine times, omitting x
from alternate parts.
- = 14;
x = 16.

Contains 1,280 Cassiobury (O) and 960 each Bristol, Cornwall (W), London and Superlative, with 139 changes of method, and all the work of every method for bells 2 through 6.

5,120 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 6554)
 23456   B  W  M  H
 32456            2*  OSS.B.
(45326)  -  s  s      SOL.BW.OS.
 46253  [-] s     -    LW.BW.L.
Repeat nine times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.
2* = s -.

Contains 1,280 Superlative and 960 each Bristol, Cassiobury (O), Cornwall (W) and London, with 149 changes of method, and all the work of every method for bells 2 through 6.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 6555)
  2345678  Bristol
- 4235678  Cassiobury
  7856234  Cassiobury
  3462857  Cassiobury
  5728463  Superlative
  8673542  Cassiobury
s 4325678  Cornwall
  6284735  Superlative
- 2435678  Bristol
- 3245678  Superlative
s 5278364  London
  7532486  London
  3745628  Superlative
- 7528364  London
  2735486  London
  3247658  Cornwall
  6483527  Bristol
  8654732  Bristol
  5876243  London
- 2758364  Bristol
  5237486  London
  3542678  Cornwall
  6483752  Cassiobury
- 3527486
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,344 London, 1,120 each Bristol and Cassiobury, 896 Superlative and 672 Cornwall, with 125 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

Rung at Dordrecht on 4 July 2015, conducted by Michael J Trimm.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 6556)
  2345678  London
  4263857  Superlative
- 2357486  Bristol
  5243678  Bristol
  4562837  Cornwall
  8674352  Cornwall
  3728564  Bristol
- 2378564  Superlative
  8634257  Superlative
s 4657823  Bristol
- 5467823  Cassiobury
  2378465  London
  7243586  Cassiobury
  8635247  London
  3826754  Cassiobury
- 6547823  Cornwall
  8436257  Superlative
s 6457823  Cornwall
  8536247  London
  3825764  Cassiobury
- 5647823  Cassiobury
  2378645  Cornwall
  6752438  London
- 4567823
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,120 each Cassiobury, Cornwall and London and 896 each Bristol and Superlative, with 126 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 1293)
  2345678  London
  4263857  Superlative
  3527486  Cambridge
  7856342  Superlative
  6482735  London
- 7864523  Bristol
- 6784523  Yorkshire
  4273658  Superlative
- 2358467  Bristol
  5243786  Bristol
  4572638  Bristol
  7465823  London
  6784352  London
  8637245  Cambridge
- 6745823  Superlative
  5273684  Yorkshire
- 2384567  Cambridge
  4637258  Cambridge
  7568423  Yorkshire
  8253746  Yorkshire
  3426875  Cambridge
  6745382  Yorkshire
  5872634  Superlative
- 8234567
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,120 each Cambridge, Superlative and Yorkshire, and 896 each Bristol and London, with 125 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, and no backstroke 87s.

Rung at Stoke Climsland on 16 August 2006, conducted by Pauline Champion.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 122)
 123456   B  M  W  H
 214365            s  B.
 253614   -  -  2  2  ELE.SES.C.B.L.B.
(251643)  -  -        CS.CEC.
 213645   2     2  -   EE.BC.BE.B.L.
 241635         -     LS.B
Repeat five times.
s = 3456.

Contains 1,344 each Bristol and Lessness (E), 960 Cambridge and 768 each London and Superlative, with 144 changes of method.

5,024 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Richard G Crosland
 234567   M  I  B  W  V  F  H  Methods       
 64235          -     -  -  -  SC.BB.SR.C.
 43265             2           CL.B.CCS
 247356         -        -  3  CS.B.C.B.B.
(43265)      -                 RR.
 52364    -                 -    C.SL.
 26354    -     -              L.BL.CS
 62453    2                 2  R.B.SR.B.
(34562)               -  -     C.CL.
 24365          -  -             BB.SRSS.R
 23645             -        2  LC.L.B.
 56234          -     -  -  -  SC.BB.SR.C.
 35264             -           CL.B
 42563    -                 -  R.SR.
 54263                      -  CLR.
 25463                      -  CRR.
(276354)  -     -        2     L.LR.B.RR.
(624753)        -        -       L.B.
(347526)     2  -                B.SR.B.
(45362)      -                   C.
 23564    -                 -    C.RC.
 45236          -     -  -  -  SC.BB.SL.C.
(53246)            2           CL.B.
 62345    -                 -    CLSC.SL.
(273456)  -     -     -        L.BL.R.
(53624)            3     -       L.B.B.C.
 63425    -  -  -        -       RS.L.RCR.B.C
 43526    -  -  -        -  3  R.CSS.RRC.B.C.B.B.
 63254    -        2        -  R.C.SRL.L.
 42356    -                 -  CSC.SL.
 45623    2        -        -  L.B.S.R.
 65324    -                    L.BS
 65243          -           -  CC.SRSCR.
 23456    -        -        2  CSS.C.R.B.    

Contains 1248 Cambridge, 1024 Bristol, 992 Rutland, 960 Superlative, 800 London, with 62 combination rollups, 129 changes of method, all the work.

5,120 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Stanley Jenner
23456    M  W  H   Methods  
34256          2   CRR.B.
25346       -  -   LS.R.
24653    2  -  -   SSC.B.S.BB.
65243       -  -   LC.R.
52643          2   CSLSC.B.
62345    -         L.SL
64523    2  -  -   R.B.C.CSC.
5 part.

1280 Cambridge, Superlative, 960 Bristol, 800 London, Rutland. 135 com, 72 cru's. Tittums.
All the work for 2 3 4 5 6.

Published in The Ringing World (1974, page 307) and A Collection of Compositions of Spliced Surprise (1996).

5,184 (5,056) Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 109)
 23456   B   M   W   H
 35264   -              LCB.CB
 26543   -   2          LCB.HG.CG.H
(24536)  -   -          HGG.HG.
 24365   -      (3) [-]  BC.BL(.HL.GC.)L.
Repeat five times, omitting
[-] from alternate parts.

Contains 1,152 each Cornwall and Glasgow and 960 each Bristol, Heptonstall and Lessness, with 144 changes of method.
Reduce to 5,056 by omitting (3) and associated leads from one part; contains 1,120 each Cornwall and Glasgow, 960 Bristol, and 928 each Heptonstall and Lessness, with 139 chanages of method.
Either length contains all 24 each 56s, 65s, 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front, and 12 each 5678s off the front and 6578s off the front.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 110)
  2345678  Heptonstall
  3527486  Lessness
- 4235678  Cornwall
  6384725  Glasgow
  3462857  Lessness
- 8634725  Cornwall
  7358264  Cornwall
  2547638  Glasgow
- 5738264  Heptonstall
  7856342  Glasgow
  8674523  Bristol
- 7864523  Bristol
- 6784523  Heptonstall
  7462835  Glasgow
- 4235786  Cornwall
  7364825  Glasgow
  3472658  Cornwall
  6783542  Lessness
  8657234  Heptonstall
- 8673542  Bristol
- 7863542  Bristol
  6758234  Lessness
  5627483  Heptonstall
- 5678234
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,120 each Cornwall, Glasgow and Heptonstall and 896 each Bristol and Lessness, with 133 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, 12 each 5678s, 8765s, 4567s, 7654s, 3456s, 6543s, 2345s and 5432s, off the front 10 each 8765s, 7654s, 6543s and 5432s, kings and back rounds, with no backstroke 87s.

Rung at Heptonstall on 28 January 2006, conducted by George H Campling.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 111)
  2345678  Bristol
- 4235678  Lessness
  3462857  Heptonstall
s 4325678  Bristol
- 2435678  Bristol
  3264857  Lessness
  6382745  Heptonstall
s 3624857  Lessness
- 8236745  Heptonstall
  2684357  Heptonstall
  6425873  Heptonstall
  4567238  Glasgow
  5743682  Glasgow
  7358426  Glasgow
- 3826745  Bristol
- 2386745  Cornwall
  7852436  Cornwall
  4567382  Glasgow
  5748623  Lessness
- 6457382  Cornwall
  3526847  Glasgow
  5634278  Cornwall
  2385764  Cornwall
- 7823456
Repeat six times.

Contains 1,120 each Cornwall, Glasgow and Heptonstall and 896 each Bristol and Lessness, with 111 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, 19 each 5678s, 4567s, 3456s and 2345s, 12 each 8765s, 7654s, 6543s and 5432s, off the front 7 each 8765s, 7654s, 6543s and 5432s, off the front 5 each 5678s, 4567s, 3456s and 2345s, and back rounds, with no backstroke 87s.

Rung at Exeter (St Michael and All Angels, Pinhoe) on 30 October 2006, conducted by Matthew J Hilling.