5,120 Spliced Surprise Major (11–20 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 4950)
  11 methods                         14 methods

  12345678  Essex                    12345678  Cassiobury
  15738264  Yorkshire                17856342  Essex
s 81765423  Lincolnshire             16482735  Cornwall
  85273146  Rutland                s 81765423  Lincolnshire
  87512634  Ashtead                  85273146  London
  84631275  Rutland                  87512634  Cornwall
  83426517  Yorkshire                86147352  Ashtead
- 84617352  Superlative              82354761  Yorkshire
  87562431  Lincolnshire             84631275  Rutland
  82351746  Essex                    83426517  Pudsey
  81436275  Bristol                - 84617352  Superlative
  83124567  Cassiobury               87562431  Pudsey
  86745123  Pudsey                   82351746  Essex
  85273614  Cambridge                81436275  Bristol
- 82314567  Ashtead                  83124567  Belfast
  87561423  Rutland                - 82314567  Lincolnshire
  86745312  London                   84637251  Ashtead
  84637251  London                   81253746  Jersey
  83426175  Ashtead                  83426175  Ashtead
  85172634  Yorkshire                85172634  Cambridge
- 81234567                         - 81234567
Repeat seven times.                Repeat seven times.
s = 3456                           s = 3456


  17 methods                         20 method

  12345678  Cray                     12345678  Belfast
  16482735  Cornwall                 14263857  Bristol
s 81765423  Yorkshire                16482735  Cornwall
  85273146  London                 s 81765423  Lincolnshire
  87512634  Cambridge                85273146  Adelaide
  82354761  Pudsey                   84631275  Rutland
  84631275  Rutland                  83426517  Watford
  83426517  Pudsey                   82354761  Cassiobury
- 84617352  Belfast                - 84617352  Yorkshire
  81436275  Bristol                  87562431  Tavistock
  83124567  Adelaide                 83124567  London
  86745123  Lincolnshire             82351746  Essex
  85273614  London                   81436275  Pudsey
  87562431  Essex                    86745123  Superlative
- 82314567  Cassiobury               85273614  Cambridge
  86745312  Watford                - 82314567  Lindum
  84637251  Ashtead                  81253746  Jersey
  81253746  Jersey                   83426175  Ashtead
  83426175  Ashtead                  85172634  Ipswich
  85172634  Superlative              84637251  Cray
- 81234567                         - 81234567
Repeat seven times.                Repeat seven times.
s = 3456                           s = 3456
 

All arrangements contain all the work of every method for every bell, including the treble.

The eleven method arrangement contains 768 each Ashtead, Rutland and Yorkshire, 512 each Essex, Lincolnshire and London and 256 each Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Pudsey and Superlative, with 151 changes of method.

The fourteen method arrangement contains 768 Ashtead, 512 each Cornwall, Essex, Lincolnshire and Pudsey and 256 each Belfast, Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Jersey, London, Rutland, Superlative and Yorkshire, with 159 changes of method.

The seventeen method arrangement contains 512 each Ashtead, London and Pudsey and 256 each Adelaide, Belfast, Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Cornwall, Cray, Essex, Jersey, Lincolnshire, Rutland, Superlative, Watford and Yorkshire, with 159 changes of method.

The twenty method arrangement contains 256 each Adelaide, Ashtead, Belfast, Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Cornwall, Cray, Essex, Ipswich, Jersey, Lincolnshire, Lindum, London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Tavistock, Watford and Yorkshire, with 159 changes of method.

See 5,120 Spliced Surprise Major (20 methods) (no. 4950a) for a series replacing the simpler methods from this series by more challenging methods.


Ten method version rung at Kingstone, Herefordshire on 26 October 2017, conducted by Daniel Jones.
Fourteen method version rung at Morville on 8 November 2013, conducted by Andrew L Mainwaring.
Eleven method version rung at Kingstone on 26 October 2017, conducted by Daniel Jones.