Spliced Surprise (7m)

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Peals of Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

The page collects compositions of spliced surprise major with 7 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 7-9 methods will be on the page for 9 methods, not here, while a series suitable for 4-7 methods will be here.


5,024 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Richard G Crosland
 234567   B  V  F  I  M  W  H  Methods            
 26354    -        2x       -  I.RG.RM.LR.
 32654                      -  MITI.
 63254                      -  GSR.
 23564             x        -  ISG.LR.
(64235)   -  3           2     L.R.MT.LLR.ML.S.
 632754      2                   LI.S.T
 26435       -              -  IR.T.
 64235                      2  GSR.S.
(36245)                  -     RM.
(643752)           -             I.
 52364    -     2  -        -    S.S.T.S.RI.
 35264                      -  TLT.
 742365         -           -  G.M.
 427365                     2  RLI.S.
 52436             -     -     T.TR.R
 64523          -  -        -  MLI.TM.G.
(426735)           -           MG.
 56423    -     -           -    GLRM.RISR.RMLI.
 45623                      -  TM.
(64352)         -  -           G.RTG.
 65324    -           -          GSR.G.TI
 65243                2  2  -  GST.TRMLI.RG.MT.R.
 26543                      -  GGSTR.
 52643                      -  TLRR.
(45623)                  -     LI.
 42356    -              2  -    G.T.S.ML.
 54326                   -     LI.R
 35642          -  -           MLI.RTG.GGS
(25346)   -              -     I.T.
 25346    x                 -    G.TR.
 53246                      2  TM.S.
 34256    2x             -  -  TR.MR.SR.TRM.
 23456                      -  TRMIT.             
x=6ths place bob.

Contains 1088 Redruth, 864 Thetford, 672 Geelong, 640 Montgomery, 608 Ilkley, 576 Lithium, Southall, with 56 combination rollups, 143 changes of method, all the work.

Rung at Spitalfields on 26 February 2002, conducted by Stanley Jenner.

5,024 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Richard G Crosland
 23456   I 4  B  W  M  5  H Methods           
 42356                    - H.
 63254              -     - JJLJ.IJL.
(35264)          2          KKJL.H.
 56342        -              IG.I
(26543)             2  3    JM.H.L.GLM.H.
(56342)             -        GM.
(237546)   -                 MG.
 372546  -             -     H.M.KL
 23645     -     2        3 JK.L.LJIG.MLJI.H.H.
 45236           -  2     - ML.M.H.ML.
 52436                    2 KM.H.
 64523           -  -     - J.IML.KG.
 56423                    - LMIGL.
 45623                    - MGL.
(35426)             2       MII.H.
 42635           2  -        MI.H.M.J
 427365       -        -  - I.HH.IMIG.
 23564   -    -           - M.H.I.
(275346)               -    LG.
 234756          -  2     2  IMI.M.LI.KG.H.
 423756                   - KJI.
 325746             -       IJJ.J
 275346          2          ML.H.G
 52364                 2  - LG.H.M.
 357246                -  - IGKJL.GKJL.
 573246                   2 IKJ.H.
 35264                 2  - MI.H.GG.
(23456)          -  -       GK.M.
 62453   -          -  -  -  HH.K.L.GLGLGK.
 34256              -     - KJMLK.J.
 23456                    - IGKJKJM.          

704 Greenford, 672 Hertfordshire, 736 Irthlingborough, 704 Jesmond, 576 Kirklington, 800 Lennoxville, 832 Midhurst. 142 com, all the work, 50 cru's.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 3425)
 23456   M  B  W  H
 35426   -  -        J.JM.FYF
(65324)     -  -     U.FA.
 52436      2     -   L.LLLM.U.
 52364      -     -  U.FYYY.
 43265   -       [-] A.AMJMAJ.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

Contains 768 each April, February, January, July (L), March and May (Y) and 576 June (U), with 108 changes of method all 24 each 56s and 65s, and 12 each 5678s poff the front and 6578s off the front, with no backstroke 87s.

5,024 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Richard G Crosland
 234567   W  M  V  F  B  I  H  Methods     
 23564                -     -  I.OC.
 36245                -        R.SB
 24365    -                 -  EO.RE.
 32465                      -  SCS.
 43265                      -  OS.
 26435    -                 -  EO.BEOIC.
 63254                -        I.R
 42635    -  -              -  CSE.ROE.IR.
 64523             -     -     IO.BEE.OI
 54326       -                 CS.ICSBE
 34625       -                 O.BSR
(42635)      -        -        O.BE.
(276354)  2     -                ESE.BI.IR.
 627354                     -    BOB.
 23645                   -     C.EIR
 64235    -                 -  S.O.
 752346   -        -        -  S.IC.RC.
 275346                     -  IRO.
 527346                     -  BSCROE.
 362745                  2     IICO.OE.RO
 673425               -        BS.I
 52364             -        -  B.SEO.
 26543                -        I.SB
(476325)           2           EBSR.RS.
 473526                  -  -    BR.B.
 347526                     -  ICIEO.
 734526                     -  ESR.
 357246               -        SB.R
 35264                   -  -  C.RSC.
(23456)            -     -     RER.CE.
 52436    -                      CSBE.SBE
(23456)   2                    OIC.EOICSB.
 42356                      -    O.
 34256                      -  BEOICS.
 23456                      -  SRCI.       

800 Eccleston, Springfield; 736 Okeford; 704 Irthlingborough; 672 Brentwood,
Runnymede; 640 Chesterfield, 149 changes of method, 57 combination rollups, all the work.

5,152 (5,024) Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Albert J Pitman and David W Beard (arr)
23456  M  B  W  H    6 Methods      7 Methods    
23564  2     2  -    L.B.WWWWW.B.L. L.B.WWWWW.B.L.
65432  -     -       W.C.PPC        W.C.W
45236 [-             CPP[.CL        W[.CL
53462  2]    2       L.B.]S.B.L     L.B.]C.B.L
24365  -        -    L.CL.          L.DL.
32465  3        -    PSC.B.LLS.PL.  PSC.B.LLS.DL.
63425        -  3    LC.W.B.B.      LC.W.B.B.
43265        2  -    LS.B.W.        LS.B.W.
62534  -     -       SPP.S.W        SPP.D.W
52364        2  -    WC.B.L.        WC.B.L.
35264           -    PSCCL.         PDCCL.
45362     -  -       SP.BBB.W       SD.BBB.W
26354  -     -  -    CSC.C.W.       CSC.C.W.
32654           -    SCLSS.         SCLSS.
63254           -    SSLCS.         SSLCS.
52436  -     -       W.C.CSC        W.C.CSC
42356  -  -     -    W.BBB.PS.      W.BBB.DS.
35426        -  -    LC.L.          LC.L.
65324  2             L.B.PW         L.B.PW
43526  -        -    W.CPSP.        W.DPSP.
54326           -    WWP.           WWP.
54263  2     2  -    L.B.S.B.L.     L.B.D.B.L.
25463           -    PWW.           PWW.
62453        -       PSPC.W         PSPD.W
42563        2  -    WP.B.L.        WP.B.L.
64523        -       LP.W           LP.DDD
32546  -     -  -    W.P.L.         DDD.P.L.
53246        3  -    LP.SLL.B.CSP.  LD.SLL.B.CSP.
25346           -    LCPPS.         LDPPS.
65243  2        3    W.B.SL.B.B.    W.B.SL.B.B.
34256  -     -  -    W.C.CSP.       W.C.CDP.
64352  2             L.B.CW         L.B.CW
23456  -        -    W.SW.          W.DW.          

The 6 method arrangement contains 960 London, 928 Watford, 832 each Cambridge, Pudsey and Superlative, 768 Bristol, and 123 com. The 7 method arrangment contains 960 London, 928 Watford, 768 Bristol, 672 Cambridge, 640 Superlative, 608 Dorchester, 576 Pudsey, and 121 com. For 5024 omit bracketed calls and leads. All arrangements are all the work and contain 66 cru's.

Published in The Ringing World (1980, page 684) and A Collection of Compositions of Spliced Surprise (1996).

5,280 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Albert J Pitman
23456   M  B  W  H   Methods   
23564   2     2  -  L.B.D.B.L.
52364            -  PWW.
65324         -     PSPD.W
35264         2  -  WP.B.L.
63254         -  3  LP.DDD.B.B.
45236   -     -  -  DDD.P.L.
24536         3  -  LD.SLL.B.CSP.
32546         -     LD.L
24365   2     2     L.B.C.B.L
53462   -        -  L.DL.
45362   3        -  PSC.B.LLS.DL.
64352         -  3  LC.W.B.B.
34562         2  -  LS.B.W.
65243   -     -     SPP.D.W
25463         2  -  WC.B.L.
42563            -  PDCCL.
32465      -  -     SD.BBB.W
56423   -     -  -  CSC.C.W.
45623            -  SCLSS.
64523            -  SSLCS.
25346   -     -     W.C.CSC
54326   -  -        W.BBB.DS
54263   2     2  -  L.B.WWWWW.B.L.
62345   -     -  3  W.C.W.B.B.
43526   -     -     W.C.W
63425   2           L.B.CW
52436   -     -  -  W.D.PPS.
62534   2        3  W.B.SL.B.B.
35426   -     -     W.C.CDP
42356         -  -  LC.L.
62453   2           L.B.PW
34256   -        -  W.DPSP.
23456            -  WWP.        

960 London, 928 Watford, 896 Bristol, 672 Cambridge, 640 Superlative, 608 Dorchester, 576 Pudsey. 125 com, all the work, 70 cru's. Tittums.

Published in The Ringing World (1955, page 507) and A Collection of Compositions of Spliced Surprise (1996).

5,088 Spliced Surprise Major (5‚Äď7 methods)

Philip G K Davies and Donald F Morrison (no. 76)
23456  M  W  H  5 methods    6 methods    7 methods  
52436     -     CCCC.CYY     CCCC.N(N)C   CCCC.NPP
64235  -     -  CSY.RRRRRR.  NNN.RRRRRR.  NNN.RRRRRR.
26435        -  SRYSS.       SRR.         SRR.
42635        -  (Y)YYYYYY.   (Y)YYCYYY.   YYYYYYY.
56234  -     -  R.BBBBBBB.   R.BBBBBBB.   R.BBBBBBB.
25634        -  YSSSSSS.     NSSSSSS.     NSPPSPP.
65432  -        SSS.RS       (SSS).NSNS   SSS.NSNS
34256  -  -     R.C.CCC      R.(C.CCC)    R.C.CPC    
Repeat twice.

The 5 method arrangement contains 1,344 Superlative, 1,152 Yorkshire, 960 each Cambridge and Rutland and 672 Bristol, with 54 changes of method.
For all the work substitute S for (Y) in one part; contains 1,376 Superlative, 1,120 Yorkshire, 960 each Cambridge and Rutland and 672 Bristol, with 54 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

The 6 method arrangement contains 1,152 Superlative, 960 each Cambridge and Rutland, 768 Lincolnshire (N), 672 Bristol and 576 Yorkshire, with 57 changes of method.
For all the work make all of the the following substitutions in one part: ring Y for (N); S for (Y); NYC for (SSS); and Y.CCN for (C.CCC); contains 1,088 Superlative, 960 Rutland, 928 Cambridge, 800 Lincolnshire (N), 672 Bristol and 640 Yorkshire, with 64 or 65 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell; the exact number of changes of method depends upon in which part the substitutions are made.

The 7 method arrangement contains 960 Rutland, 768 Superlative and 672 each Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), Pudsey and Yorkshire, with 69 changes of method.

Especially suitable for handbells.

Parts from the different arrangements should not be mixed.


Five method arrangement rung on handbells at Wilmslow on 30 March 2004, conducted by Peter C Randall.
Six method arrangement rung on handbells at Wilmslow on 6 July 2004, conducted by Peter C Randall.
Six method arrangement rung on tower bells at Perry Barr on 30 June 2013, conducted by Simon J L Linford.
Seven method arrangement rung on handbells at Wilmslow on 19 October 2004, conducted by Peter C Randall.
Seven method arrangement rung on tower bells at Whickham on 23 June 2009, conducted by Stephen A Croxall.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 4504)
23456  M  W  B  H
35642        2  -  SP.NR.NP.
46253  -  -        R.C.R
54632     -  -  -  NR.YNR.SN.
43526        -     YY.BBB
43265        - [-] BBBB.CY.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

Contains 1,344 Bristol, 960 each Lincolnshire (N) and Rutland, 768 Yorkshire and 384 each Cambridge, Pudsey and Superlative, with 119 changes of method.
For handbells.

Rung, reversed, on handbells at Hollybush (Bank Cottage) on 15 September 2010, conducted by Bernard H Taylor.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 8313)
  2345678  London
- 6423857  Superlative
  3547682  Ealing
- 6435278  London
  3624857  Turramurra
- 6457382  Bristol
  5634278  Bristol
  3526847  Bristol
  2385764  Bristol
  8273456  Ealing
- 4782635  Cambridge
  2375468  Superlative
  5638247  Superlative
  8467523  Yorkshire
  7243856  London
- 8472635  Yorkshire
  2345867  Cambridge
  5637284  Yorkshire
- 6784523  Turramurra
  4273658  Superlative
  3528467  Ealing
  2345786  Cambridge
  5836274  Turramurra
- 8674523
Repeat six times.

Contains 896 each Bristol and Superlative and 672 each Cambridge, Ealing, London, Turramurra and Yorkshire, with 132 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, 131 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (80) or at the front (51), and queens.
Also contains 12 backstroke 87s.

If preferred Leatherhead may be rung in place of Ealing.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7946)
23456  M  B  W  H
63254     -  -     YC.WWC.B
63542     -     -  LEL.BWB.
24536  -     -  -  L.Y.W.
52436           -  LSSYS.
24365     2  - [-] SC.YE.BE.E.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

These methods are the ‚ÄúCore Seven‚ÄĚ Project Pickled Egg methods.

Contains 768 each Bristol, Cornwall (W), Lessness (E), London, Superlative and Yorkshire and 576 Cambridge, with 137 changes of method, 21 each 56s and 65s, 15 each 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front, 12 each 5678s off the front and 6578s off the front, and 140 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (67) or at the front (73).


Rung at Harborne on 22 July 2018, conducted by James P Ramsbottom.
Rung in hand at Limerick (The George, Shannon Street) on 26 July 2018, conducted by Graham A C John.

5,120 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 8143)
 23456   B  M  W  H
 43652      -        W.YL
(56342)  3  -        YS.CE.LC.SES.
 64523   -            WB.BW
 35246      s [-] 2  E.Y.L.B.
Repeat seven times, calling s for [-]
in two parts half a peal apart.

These methods are the ‚ÄúCore Seven‚ÄĚ Project Pickled Egg methods.

Contains 768 each Bristol, Cornwall (W), Lessness (E), London, Superlative and Yorkshire and 512 Cambridge, with 151 changes of method.

5,120 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 8153)
 23456   M  B  W  H
(52436)        -     SYYS.
 63425   -     -  -   CSEY.C.L.
 43265   - [-]    -  E.LW.BWB.
Repeat nine times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

These methods are the ‚ÄúCore Seven‚ÄĚ Project Pickled Egg methods.

Contains 960 each Superlative and Yorkshire and 640 each Bristol, Cambridge, Cornwall (W), Lessness (E) and London, with 149 changes of method, and all the work for bells 2 through 6.

5,120 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 8253)
 23456   B  W  H
 63254   -  -     CY.EE.L
 25364      s  -  YE.L.
(62354)    [-]    BWWW.
 42536   2     2   SSL.BS.CC.B.
Repeat seven times, calling s
for [-] in two parts half a
peal apart.

These methods are the ‚ÄúCore Seven‚ÄĚ Project Pickled Egg methods.

Contains 768 each Bristol, Cambridge, Cornwall (W), Lessness (E), London and Superlative and 512 Yorkshire, with 119 changes of method.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 8288)
23456  M  W  B  H
45236     -     -  YE.CSY.
26354  -  -     2  L.Y.L.B.
32654           -  LWBELE.
32546     -  -     CW.CSW.SS
32465  2  2    [-] W.B.C.B.E.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

The methods are the ‚ÄúCore Seven‚ÄĚ Project Pickled Egg methods.

Contains 768 each Bristol, Cambridge, Cornwall (W), Lessness (E), London and Superlative and 576 Yorkshire, with 155 changes of method, 21 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, and 125 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (56) or at the front (69).

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 8323)
234567  V  B  M  F  H
35264      -           SY.YC
372645  s              S.CLWB
532467        s  -  -  W.WBB.S.
25346               -  EEWBLE.
32546               -  LEY.
32465      -       [-] SY.CY.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

These methods are the ‚ÄúCore Seven‚ÄĚ Project Pickled Egg methods.

Contains 960 Yorkshire, 768 each Bristol, Cornwall (W), Lessness (E) and Superlative and 576 each Cambridge and London, with 137 changes of method, all 24 each 56s, 65s, 8765s and 8756s, 12 each 5678s off the front, 6578s off the front, 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front, 151 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (89) or at the front (62), and back rounds.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 8324)
 23456     B   M   W   H
 45236             -   -  EC.SSY.
 24536                 -  LWWLW.
(36452)      sT,sV        BE.W.
(24536)   sV   ss  sF      YLW.CS.B.SC.
 24365     -          [-]  W.YEWBE.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

These methods are the ‚ÄúCore Seven‚ÄĚ Project Pickled Egg methods.

Contains 1,344 Cornwall (W), 768 each Lessness (E) and Superlative and 576 each Bristol, Cambridge, London and Yorkshire, with 144 changes of method, all 24 each 56s, 65s, 5678s off the front, 6578s off the front, 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front, 18 each 8765s and 8756s, 197 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (105) or at the front (92), and back rounds.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 7947)
 234567   M      W  H
(372645)    B,sV       YC.W.
 532467   s  F      -   BWB.WE.S.
 45236           -     SL.CYC
 32654    -      -     L.Y.L
 65324           -  -  SE.W.
 52364           2     YL.B.B
 43265    -        [-] E.SE.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from parts 2, 4 and 6.

These methods are the ‚ÄúCore Seven‚ÄĚ Project Pickled Egg methods.

Contains 768 each Bristol, Cornwall (W), Lessness (E), London, Superlative and Yorkshire and 576 Cambridge, with 149 changes of method, all 24 each 8765s and 8756s, 21 each 56s and 65s, 18 each 5678s off the front and 6578s off the front, 12 each 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front, and, in the penultimate lead, queens and back rounds.


Rung at Bristol on 5 August 2018, conducted by Edward P D Colliss.

5,056 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 8141)
23456  B  W  H
63245  -  a  -  YC.BB.EEL.LWB.Y.
43265     s     SW.B
52436  4     -  YC.BS.LC.CE.WW. |
32456     s     SW.B            |A
24356    4A   
Repeat.
a = V,sM,F.

These methods are the ‚ÄúCore Seven‚ÄĚ Project Pickled Egg methods.

Contains 1,088 Cornwall (W), 1,024 Cambridge, 896 Bristol, 704 Superlative and 448 each Lessness (E), London and Yorkshire, with 131 changes of method.

5,120 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 8154)
 23456   M  W  H
 64352   -     -  CYC.EY.
 36452         -  WBWBW.
(54632)     2  a  YE.B.YS.BL.
 63542      -  -   E.SSC.
 56342         -  LWLLLW.
 35642         -  SECSY.
Repeat four times.
a = In,V.

These methods are the ‚ÄúCore Seven‚ÄĚ Project Pickled Egg methods.

Contains 800 each Cornwall (W), London, Superlative and Yorkshire and 640 each Bristol, Cambridge and Lessness (E), with 144 changes of method, and is all the work for 2 through 6.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 8158)
2345678   B  W  H
24536        -  2  EEWBW.YYC.B.
52436           -  SEL.
35264     -     2  SY.CS.B.
2345867            L
Repeat eight times, adding a bob
at the end of every third part.

These methods are the ‚ÄúCore Seven‚ÄĚ Project Pickled Egg methods.

Contains 864 each Bristol, Lessness (E), Superlative and Yorkshire and 576 each Cambridge, Cornwall (W) and London, with 143 changes of method, 16 7468s, 15 each 65s and 7568s, 12 each 56s and 8756s off the front, 9 8765s off the front, 3 6578s off the front, 41 each little bell rollups at the back and little bell rollups at the front, and kings, with no backstroke 87s.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 8157)
  2345678  Superlative
- 3578264  Cambridge
  8654327  Yorkshire
  4267835  Cambridge
  7325486  Yorkshire
- 3586742  London
  8375264  Lessness
  7823456  Cambridge
- 8356742  Bristol
- 5836742  Superlative
  6482573  Cambridge
  2743658  Yorkshire
- 7358264  London
  5723486  Cornwall
  4265873  Bristol
  6482357  Bristol
  8634725  Cornwall
- 7386542  London
  8753264  Lessness
  5827436  Superlative
- 8736542  Cornwall
  5328476  Superlative
- 3876542  Lessness
- 5738264
Repeat six times.

These methods are the ‚ÄúCore Seven‚ÄĚ Project Pickled Egg methods.

Contains 896 each Cambridge and Superlative and 672 each Bristol, Cornwall, Lessness, London and Yorkshire, with 153 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, 129 runs of four or more consecutive bells at the back or at the front, queens and back rounds, with no backstroke 87s.


Seven method rung at Goring on Thames on 18 December 2018, conducted by Timothy G Pett.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 8159)
  2345678  Lessness
  4263857  Yorkshire
- 2357486  Bristol
  5243678  Yorkshire
- 2378564  Lessness
- 5723486  Cornwall
- 4257638  Bristol
  5462873  Cambridge
- 4273586  Cornwall
  5764823  Yorkshire
- 7423586  London
- 5274638  London
- 6752843  Lessness
  5687324  Cornwall
- 3856472  London
- 4538267  Superlative
  8657423  Cambridge
  7263845  Superlative
  3425786
Repeat eight times, adding a bob
at the end of every third part.

These methods are the ‚ÄúCore Seven‚ÄĚ Project Pickled Egg methods.

Contains 864 each Cornwall (W), Lessness (E), London and Yorkshire and 576 each Bristol, Cambridge and Superlative, with 152 changes of method, 18 each 56s, 7568s and 5678s off the front, 12 8765s off the front, 9 6578s off the front, 6 each 8765s, 8756s and 7658s, 3 65s, 49 little bell rollups at the back, 42 little bell rollups at the front, and back rounds, with no backstroke 87s.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 8156)
  2345678  Cambridge
  5738264  Yorkshire
- 7864523  Superlative
  4283756  Lessness
  8472635  Cornwall
  6758342  London
  5637284  London
  3526478  Cambridge
- 5678342  Cambridge
  8462537  London
  6854723  Cornwall
  7536284  Bristol
  3725468  Bristol
  2347856  Bristol
- 4237856  Yorkshire
  7526483  Superlative
  6853742  Cornwall
- 7568234  Yorkshire
  8354726  Lessness
  5873642  Cambridge
  3482567  Superlative
  2647358  Cornwall
- 3426875  Lessness
- 8234567
Repeat six times.

These methods are the ‚ÄúCore Seven‚ÄĚ Project Pickled Egg methods.

Contains 896 each Cambridge and Cornwall and 672 each Bristol, Lessness, London, Superlative and Yorkshire, with 132 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, 173 runs of four or more consecutive bells at the back or at the front, queens and back rounds, with no backstroke 87s.


Rung at Bristol (Cathedral) on 12 October 2018, conducted by Matthew D Dawson.

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 8160)
  2345678  Bristol
  4263857  London
  6482735  London
- 7864523  Bristol
- 6784523  Cornwall
  5836274  Yorkshire
s 6874523  Cambridge
  4283657  Superlative
  3527468  Cornwall
- 4235876  Lessness
  3482657  Yorkshire
  2547368  Yorkshire
- 5768234  Cornwall
s 6257483  Cambridge
- 2783645  Superlative
s 3745268  Cornwall
  2483675  Superlative
- 4375268  Cambridge
  5638427  Lessness
- 4356782  Lessness
  5473268  Cambridge
  3648527  London
s 4536782  Bristol
- 3456782
Repeat six times.

These methods are the ‚ÄúCore Seven‚ÄĚ Project Pickled Egg methods.

Contains 896 each Cambridge and Cornwall and 672 each Bristol, Lessness, London, Superlative and Yorkshire, with 133 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, 240 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back or at the front, and back rounds.

5,184 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 8312)
23456  M  B  W  H
35264     -        YY.SC
56234        2     ES.B.L
63542     -        CY.YC
23645  2           L.B.SE
53462  -     2  -  CST.Y.B.TSS.
24365  -       [-] L.TE.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

Contains 1,152 Superlative, 960 Yorkshire, 768 Cambridge and 576 each Bristol, Ealing, London and Turramurra, with 143 changes of method, all 24 each 56s and 65s, 12 each 8765s, 8756s, 5678s off the front, 6578s off the front, 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front, 3 each 7568s and 7658s, and 153 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (66) or at the front (87).

5,152 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 8314)
 2345678  London
  4263857  Superlative
  3527486  Ealing
- 4235678  Cambridge
  5728463  Yorkshire
  8673542  Yorkshire
  3462857  Turramurra
- 4257386  Bristol
  5432678  Bristol
- 3542678  Ealing
- 6435827  Ealing
- 8364752  Cambridge
  4532876  London
  3485627  Yorkshire
  5247368  Turramurra
- 2768534  Bristol
  6257483  London
  5642378  Ealing
  4536827  Superlative
- 5627483  Cambridge
  7863542  Turramurra
  3482756  Yorkshire
  2546378  Superlative
- 5678234
Repeat six times.

Contains 896 each Ealing and Yorkshire and 672 each Bristol, Cambridge, London, Superlative and Turramurra, with 139 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, 174 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (76) or at the front (98), kings, queens, Whittingtons and back rounds.
Also contains 4 backstroke 87s.

5,024 Spliced Surprise Major (7 methods)

Richard G Crosland
 23456    M    B  W  H   Methods     
 42356               -   LNSCS.
 53624    -       -      CSS.C.SCRA
 63425    -              R.AAC
 43526    -              L.CR
 62534    -       -  -   SNS.C.AN.
 56234               -   SARN.
 25634               -   SARRACL.
 26354            -  2   NAN.AN.B.
 35264            -  -   RC.L.
 23564               -   NCN.
 275346  5ths            NB.LNNC
 24536   4ths  -     2   N.BB.SS.B.
 52436               -   ALCSLAL.
 724356   - In    -      SSC.R.LCN.R
 234756           2      LLN.ANC.R
 42635   5ths        -   C.CA.
 35426    2       -      R.B.S.B
 36524    2          -   R.B.ACA.
 52364            -  -   BBN.R.
 325746  5ths     -  -   AR.ALLANB.R.
 357246           -  2   CNRAS.R.B.
(52364)     In           CRCNB.
 32465    -         3     S.SL.B.B.
 32654         -     -   ANR.BBL.
 24653    -          2   R.ACN.B.
 52643            -      LC.B
 62345    -       3      R.RN.SSN.B.L
 62453         -     -   CC.CC.
 34256    -          -   R.CL.
 23456               -   LSR.        

672 Adelaide, 640 Bristol, 896 Cambridge, 608 London, 768 Brighton (N), 768 Rutland, 672 Superlative. 135 com, all the work, 54 cru's.

Published in The Ringing World (1975, page 272).