5,040 (5,152) Spliced Major (4–23 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 8266)
           4m (5,152)                    5m (5,152)                     6m (5,152)
  2345678  Superlative          2345678  Superlative           2345678  Superlative
  5738264  Cambridge            5738264  Superlative           5738264  Superlative
- 7864523  Superlative        - 7864523  Superlative         - 7864523  Bristol
  4283756  Lessness             4283756  Cambridge             6758342  Yorkshire
  8472635  Cornwall             3526478  Cambridge             8472635  Superlative
  6758342  Lessness           - 5678342  Yorkshire             2345867  Lessness
  5637284  Lessness             8462537  Lessness              4283756  Cambridge
  3526478  Cambridge            6854723  Cornwall              3526478  Yorkshire
- 5678342  Lessness             7536284  Lessness            - 5678342  Bristol
  7536284  Lessness             3725468  Cornwall              7536284  Cornwall
  3725468  Cornwall           - 4237856  Yorkshire             2347856  Lessness
- 4237856  Superlative          7526483  Superlative           4283675  Lessness
  7526483  Cambridge            6853742  Lessness              8462537  Cambridge
  6853742  Cambridge          - 7568234  Lessness            - 4237856  Cambridge
  3482675  Superlative          6725483  Yorkshire             7526483  Cambridge
  2745368  Superlative          5873642  Cambridge             6853742  Lessness
- 7568234  Cornwall             3482567  Yorkshire           - 7568234  Cornwall
  2647358  Cornwall             2647358  Cornwall              2647358  Bristol
- 3426875  Cambridge          - 3426875  Cambridge             4236875  Cornwall
  6745382  Lessness             6745382  Lessness              8354726  Yorkshire
  4637258  Cornwall             4637258  Cornwall            - 3426875  Bristol
  2384567  Cornwall             2384567  Cornwall              2384567  Cornwall
  5872634  Superlative          5872634  Cambridge             5872634  Superlative
- 8234567                     - 8234567                      - 8234567
Repeat six times.             Repeat six times.              Repeat six times.

           7m (5,152)                    8m (5,040)                    9m (5,040)
  2345678  Cornwall             2345678  Superlative          2345678  Superlative
  6482735  London               5738264  Cambridge            5738264  Superlative
- 7864523  Bristol            - 7864523  Bristol            - 7864523  Bristol
  6758342  Yorkshire            6758342  Lessness             6758342  Cambridge
  8472635  Yorkshire            5637284  Double Norwich       8472635  Cambridge
  2345867  Cambridge            4283756  Cambridge            2345867  Cooktown Orchid
  5637284  Lessness             3526478  Cambridge            3526478  Yorkshire
  3526478  Yorkshire          - 5678342  Double Norwich     - 5678342  London
- 5678342  London               2347856  London               7536284  Double Norwich
  7536284  Cornwall             4283675  London             - 4237856  Lessness
  2347856  Bristol              8462537  Lessness             3482675  Cambridge
- 4237856  Lessness             6854723  Double Norwich       2745368  Cooktown Orchid
  3482675  Lessness             3725468  Cornwall             7526483  Superlative
  8364527  Lessness           - 4237856  Lessness             6853742  Cornwall
  6853742  Cornwall             3482675  Superlative        - 7568234  Lessness
- 7568234  Superlative          2745368  Yorkshire            6725483  Yorkshire
  8354726  Superlative        - 7568234  Lessness             5873642  Cooktown Orchid
- 3426875  Bristol              6725483  Yorkshire            8354726  Cooktown Orchid
  2384567  Superlative          5873642  Cambridge            3482567  Yorkshire
  4637258  Yorkshire            3482567  Yorkshire            2647358  London
  7568423  Cambridge            2647358  London             - 3426875  Double Norwich
  8253746  London             - 3426875  Double Norwich       5872634  Cornwall
  5872634  Cambridge            5872634  Cornwall             6745382  Bristol
- 8234567                       6745382  Bristol              4637258  Double Norwich
Repeat six times.               4637258  Double Norwich     - 8234567
                              - 8234567                     Repeat six times.
                              Repeat six times.

           10m (5,040)                   11m (5,040)                   12m (5,040)
  2345678  Superlative          2345678  Cooktown Orchid      2345678  Superlative
  5738264  London               3527486  Cooktown Orchid      5738264  London
  3527486  Double Norwich       5738264  Superlative          3527486  Double Norwich
  6482735  Cornwall           - 7864523  Bristol              6482735  Cornwall
- 7864523  Bristol              6758342  Lessness           - 7864523  Bristol
  6758342  Lessness             5637284  Lessness             6758342  Double Norwich
  5637284  Double Norwich       3526478  Yorkshire            2345867  Cambridge
  4283756  Deva               - 5678342  Double Norwich       5637284  Double Norwich
- 5678342  Yorkshire            2347856  Cornwall             4283756  Deva
  8462537  Double Norwich       8462537  Double Norwich     - 5678342  Lancashire
  7536284  Yorkshire            7536284  Yorkshire            6854723  Cooktown Orchid
  6854723  Yorkshire            6854723  Double Norwich       8462537  Lancashire
  4283675  Cambridge            3725468  Kenninghall          4283675  Cambridge
  3725468  Cornwall           - 4237856  Lessness             3725468  Kenninghall
- 4237856  Lessness             3482675  Cambridge          - 4237856  Lessness
  3482675  Deva                 2745368  Yorkshire            3482675  Deva
- 7568234  London             - 7568234  London             - 7568234  London
  6725483  Deva                 6725483  Deva                 6725483  Deva
  8354726  Superlative          8354726  Superlative          8354726  Superlative
- 3426875  Cambridge          - 3426875  Cambridge          - 3426875  Cambridge
  6745382  Cooktown Orchid      6745382  Cooktown Orchid      6745382  Cooktown Orchid
  7568423  Cambridge            7568423  Superlative          7568423  Yorkshire
  8253746  Lessness             8253746  London               8253746  Lessness
  5872634  Superlative          5872634  Cambridge            5872634  Superlative
- 8234567                     - 8234567                     - 8234567
Repeat six times.             Repeat six times.             Repeat six times.

           13m (5,040)                   14m (5,040)                   15m (5,040)
  2345678  Superlative          2345678  Lancashire           2345678  York
  5738264  London               3527486  Ytterbium            3527486  Double Norwich
  3527486  Double Norwich       6482735  Kenninghall          6482735  Cornwall
  6482735  Kenninghall        - 7864523  Deva               - 7864523  Lancashire
- 7864523  Deva                 2345867  Cambridge            8472635  Cambridge
  2345867  Cambridge            5637284  Double Norwich       2345867  Cambridge
  5637284  Double Norwich       4283756  Bristol              5637284  Glasgow
  4283756  Double Norwich       8472635  Double Norwich       6758342  Bristol
  6758342  Bristol            - 5678342  Yorkshire          - 5678342  Kenninghall
- 5678342  Lancashire           8462537  Double Norwich       3725468  Deva
  6854723  Cooktown Orchid      7536284  Yorkshire            6854723  Deva
  8462537  Lancashire           6854723  Superlative          2347856  Cornwall
  4283675  Cambridge            4283675  Cambridge            8462537  Double Norwich
  3725468  Cornwall             3725468  Cornwall             7536284  Double Norwich
- 4237856  Lessness           - 4237856  Lessness           - 4237856  Lessness
  3482675  Deva                 3482675  Ytterbium            3482675  Ytterbium
- 7568234  London             - 7568234  London             - 7568234  London
  6725483  Deva                 6725483  Deva                 6725483  Deva
  8354726  Superlative          8354726  Superlative          8354726  Superlative
- 3426875  Cambridge          - 3426875  Cambridge          - 3426875  Cambridge
  6745382  Cooktown Orchid      6745382  Cooktown Orchid      6745382  Cooktown Orchid
  7568423  Yorkshire            7568423  Yorkshire            7568423  Yorkshire
  8253746  Glasgow              8253746  Glasgow              8253746  Glasgow
  2384567  Bristol              2384567  Bristol              2384567  Bristol
- 8234567                     - 8234567                     - 8234567
Repeat six times.             Repeat six times.             Repeat six times.

           16m (5,040)                   17m (5,040)                   18m (5,040)
  2345678  York                 2345678  York                 2345678  York
  3527486  Double Norwich       3527486  Double Norwich       3527486  Double Norwich
  6482735  Cornwall             6482735  Cornwall             6482735  Cornwall
- 7864523  Lancashire         - 7864523  Lancashire         - 7864523  Lancashire
  8472635  Venusium             8472635  Venusium             8472635  Venusium
  3526478  Kenninghall          3526478  Kenninghall          3526478  Lessness
  4283756  Deva                 4283756  Deva                 2345867  Lessness
- 5678342  Kenninghall        - 5678342  Ealing               4283756  Deva
  3725468  Deva                 7536284  Kenninghall        - 5678342  Ealing
  6854723  Venusium             2347856  Cornwall             7536284  Jovium
  2347856  Cornwall             8462537  Superlative          4283675  Cambridge
  8462537  Double Norwich     - 4237856  Lessness             3725468  Kenninghall
  7536284  Double Norwich       3482675  Deva               - 4237856  Lessness
- 4237856  Lessness           - 7568234  London               3482675  Ytterbium
  3482675  Ytterbium            6725483  Cornwall           - 7568234  London
- 7568234  London               4236875  Ytterbium            6725483  Yorkshire
  6725483  Yorkshire            5873642  Lancashire           5873642  Lancashire
  5873642  Lancashire           8354726  Superlative          8354726  Superlative
  8354726  Superlative        - 3426875  Cambridge          - 3426875  Cambridge
- 3426875  Cambridge            6745382  Cooktown Orchid      6745382  Cooktown Orchid
  6745382  Cooktown Orchid      7568423  Yorkshire            7568423  Yorkshire
  7568423  Yorkshire            8253746  Glasgow              8253746  Glasgow
  8253746  Glasgow              2384567  Bristol              2384567  Bristol
  2384567  Bristol            - 8234567                     - 8234567
- 8234567                     Repeat six times.             Repeat six times.
Repeat six times.

           19m (5,040)        20m (5,040)
  2345678  York               York
  3527486  Double Norwich     Double Norwich
  6482735  Cornwall           Cornwall
- 7864523  Lancashire         Lancashire
  8472635  Venusium           Venusium
  3526478  Rook and Gaskill   Rook and Gaskill
  2345867  Ealing             Ealing
  4283756  Deva               Deva
- 5678342  Bristol            Bristol
  7536284  Bristol            Bristol
  3725468  Kenninghall        Kenninghall
- 4237856  Lessness           Lessness
  3482675  Jovium             Jovium
- 7568234  London             London
  6725483  Cornwall           Cornwall
  4236875  Ytterbium          Ytterbium
  5873642  Lancashire         Lancashire
  8354726  Superlative        Superlative
- 3426875  Cambridge          Cambridge
  6745382  Cooktown Orchid    Cooktown Orchid
  7568423  Yorkshire          Yorkshire
  8253746  Glasgow            Glasgow
  2384567  Bristol            Double Dublin
- 8234567
Repeat six times.

           21m (5,040)        22m (5,040)        23m (5,040)
  2345678  York               York               York
  3527486  Ytterbium          Ytterbium          Ytterbium
  6482735  Kenninghall        Kenninghall        Kenninghall
- 7864523  Venusium           Venusium           Venusium
  2345867  Superlative        Superlative        Superlative
  5637284  Lancashire         Lancashire         Lancashire
- 5678342  Bristol            Bristol            Bristol
  7536284  Jovium             Jovium             Jovium
  4283675  London             London             London
  8462537  Ealing             Ealing             Ealing
  6854723  Mareham            Mareham            Mareham
  3725468  Cornwall           Cornwall           Cornwall
- 4237856  Lessness           Lessness           Lessness
  3482675  Rook and Gaskill   Rook and Gaskill   Rook and Gaskill
  8364527  Double Norwich     Double Norwich     Double Norwich
- 7568234  Lessness           Lessness           Ely
  6725483  Deva               Deva               Deva
  8354726  Superlative        Painswick          Painswick
- 3426875  Cambridge          Cambridge          Cambridge
  6745382  Cooktown Orchid    Cooktown Orchid    Cooktown Orchid
  7568423  Yorkshire          Yorkshire          Yorkshire
  8253746  Glasgow            Glasgow            Glasgow
  2384567  Double Dublin      Double Dublin      Double Dublin
- 8234567
Repeat six times.
 

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

The four method arrangement contains 1,344 each Cornwall Surprise, Lessness Surprise and Superlative Surprise and 1,120 Cambridge Surprise, with 112 changes of method and 149 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (109) or at the front (40).

The five method arrangement contains 1,120 each Cambridge, Cornwall and Lessness and 896 each Superlative and Yorkshire Surprise, with 125 changes of method and 162 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (109) or at the front (53).

The six method arrangement contains 896 each Bristol Surprise, Cambridge, Cornwall, Lessness and Superlative and 672 Yorkshire, with 126 changes of method and 177 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (113) or at the front (64).

The seven method arrangement contains 896 each Lessness and Yorkshire and 672 each Bristol, Cambridge, Cornwall, London Surprise and Superlative, with 132 changes of method and 180 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (114) or at the front (66).

The eight method arrangement contains 896 each Cambridge Surprise and Lessness Surprise, 672 each London Surprise and Yorkshire Surprise, 560 Double Norwich Court Bob and 448 each Bristol Surprise, Cornwall Surprise and Superlative Surprise, with 160 changes of method and 168 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (103) or at the front (65).

The nine method arrangement contains 896 Cooktown Orchid Delight, 672 each Cambridge Surprise, Superlative Surprise and Yorkshire Surprise, 448 each Bristol Surprise, Cornwall Surprise, Lessness Surprise and London Surprise and 336 Double Norwich Court Bob, with 146 changes of method and 203 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (125) or at the front (78).

The ten method arrangement contains 672 each Cambridge Surprise, Deva Surprise, Lessness Surprise, Superlative Surprise and Yorkshire Surprise, 448 each Cornwall Surprise and London Surprise, 336 Double Norwich Court Bob and 224 each Bristol Surprise and Cooktown Orchid Delight, with 154 changes of method and 181 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (114) or at the front (67).

The eleven method arrangement contains 672 each Cambridge Surprise, Cooktown Orchid Delight, Lessness Surprise, Superlative Surprise and Yorkshire Surprise, 448 London Surprise, 336 Double Norwich Court Bob and 224 each Bristol Surprise, Cornwall Surprise, Deva Surprise and Kenninghall Surprise, with 153 changes of method and 191 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (112) or at the front (79).

The twelve method arrangement contains 672 each Cambridge Surprise, Deva Surprise and Superlative Surprise, 448 each Cooktown Orchid Delight, Lancashire Surprise, Lessness Surprise and London Surprise, 336 Double Norwich Court Bob and 224 each Bristol Surprise, Cornwall Surprise, Kenninghall Surprise and Yorkshire Surprise, with 161 changes of method and 189 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (105) or at the front (84).

The thirteen method arrangement contains 672 each Cambridge Surprise and Deva Surprise, 448 each Bristol Surprise, Cooktown Orchid Delight, Lancashire Surprise, London Surprise and Superlative Surprise, 336 Double Norwich Court Bob and 224 each Cornwall Surprise, Glasgow Surprise, Kenninghall Surprise, Lessness Surprise and Yorkshire Surprise, with 160 changes of method and 208 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (112) or at the front (96).

The fourteen method arrangement contains 672 each Cambridge Surprise and Yorkshire Surprise, 448 each Bristol Surprise, Deva Surprise, Superlative Surprise and Ytterbium Surprise, 336 Double Norwich Court Bob and 224 each Cooktown Orchid Delight, Cornwall Surprise, Glasgow Surprise, Kenninghall Surprise, Lancashire Surprise, Lessness Surprise and London Surprise, with 167 changes of method and 208 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (112) or at the front (96).

The fifteen method arrangement contains 672 each Cambridge Surprise and Deva Surprise, 448 each Bristol Surprise, Cornwall Surprise and Glasgow Surprise, 336 Double Norwich Court Bob and 224 each Cooktown Orchid Delight, Kenninghall Surprise, Lancashire Surprise, Lessness Surprise, London Surprise, Superlative Surprise, York Surprise, Yorkshire Surprise and Ytterbium Surprise, with 146 changes of method and 179 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (115) or at the front (64).

The sixteen method arrangement contains 448 each Cornwall Surprise, Deva Surprise, Kenninghall Surprise, Lancashire Surprise, Venusium Surprise and Yorkshire Surprise, 336 Double Norwich Court Bob and 224 each Bristol Surprise, Cambridge Surprise, Cooktown Orchid Delight, Glasgow Surprise, Lessness Surprise, London Surprise, Superlative Surprise, York Surprise and Ytterbium Surprise, with 160 changes of method and 177 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (103) or at the front (74).

The seventeen method arrangement contains 672 Cornwall Surprise, 448 each Deva Surprise, Kenninghall Surprise, Lancashire Surprise and Superlative Surprise, 224 each Bristol Surprise, Cambridge Surprise, Cooktown Orchid Delight, Ealing Surprise, Glasgow Surprise, Lessness Surprise, London Surprise, Venusium Surprise, York Surprise, Yorkshire Surprise and Ytterbium Surprise and 112 Double Norwich Court Bob, with 160 changes of method and 170 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (104) or at the front (66).

The eighteen method arrangement contains 672 Lessness Surprise, 448 each Cambridge Surprise, Lancashire Surprise and Yorkshire Surprise, 224 each Bristol Surprise, Cooktown Orchid Delight, Cornwall Surprise, Deva Surprise, Ealing Surprise, Glasgow Surprise, Jovium Surprise, Kenninghall Surprise, London Surprise, Superlative Surprise, Venusium Surprise, York Surprise and Ytterbium Surprise and 112 Double Norwich Court Bob, with 153 changes of method and 167 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (107) or at the front (60).

The nineteen method arrangement contains 672 Bristol Surprise, 448 each Cornwall Surprise and Lancashire Surprise, 224 each Cambridge Surprise, Cooktown Orchid Delight, Deva Surprise, Ealing Surprise, Glasgow Surprise, Jovium Surprise, Kenninghall Surprise, Lessness Surprise, London Surprise, Rook and Gaskill Surprise, Superlative Surprise, Venusium Surprise, York Surprise, Yorkshire Surprise and Ytterbium Surprise and 112 Double Norwich Court Bob, with 153 changes of method and 166 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (100) or at the front (66).

The twenty method arrangement contains 448 each Bristol Surprise, Cornwall Surprise and Lancashire Surprise, 224 each Cambridge Surprise, Cooktown Orchid Delight, Deva Surprise, Double Dublin Surprise, Ealing Surprise, Glasgow Surprise, Jovium Surprise, Kenninghall Surprise, Lessness Surprise, London Surprise, Rook and Gaskill Surprise, Superlative Surprise, Venusium Surprise, York Surprise, Yorkshire Surprise and Ytterbium Surprise and 112 Double Norwich Court Bob, with 153 changes of method and 166 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (100) or at the front (66).

The twenty-one method arrangement contains 448 each Lessness Surprise and Superlative Surprise, 224 each Bristol Surprise, Cambridge Surprise, Cooktown Orchid Delight, Cornwall Surprise, Deva Surprise, Double Dublin Surprise, Ealing Surprise, Glasgow Surprise, Jovium Surprise, Kenninghall Surprise, Lancashire Surprise, London Surprise, Mareham Delight, Rook and Gaskill Surprise, Venusium Surprise, York Surprise, Yorkshire Surprise and Ytterbium Surprise and 112 Double Norwich Court Bob, with 160 changes of method and 231 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (141) or at the front (90).

The twenty-two method arrangement contains 448 Lessness Surprise, 224 each Bristol Surprise, Cambridge Surprise, Cooktown Orchid Delight, Cornwall Surprise, Deva Surprise, Double Dublin Surprise, Ealing Surprise, Glasgow Surprise, Jovium Surprise, Kenninghall Surprise, Lancashire Surprise, London Surprise, Mareham Delight, Painswick Surprise, Rook and Gaskill Surprise, Superlative Surprise, Venusium Surprise, York Surprise, Yorkshire Surprise and Ytterbium Surprise and 112 Double Norwich Court Bob, with 160 changes of method and runs of 231 four or more consecutive bells either at the back (141) or at the front (90).

The twenty-three method arrangement contains 224 each Bristol Surprise, Cambridge Surprise, Cooktown Orchid Delight, Cornwall Surprise, Deva Surprise, Double Dublin Surprise, Ealing Surprise, Ely Surprise, Glasgow Surprise, Jovium Surprise, Kenninghall Surprise, Lancashire Surprise, Lessness Surprise, London Surprise, Mareham Delight, Painswick Surprise, Rook and Gaskill Surprise, Superlative Surprise, Venusium Surprise, York Surprise, Yorkshire Surprise and Ytterbium Surprise and 112 Double Norwich Court Bob, with 160 changes of method and 231 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back (141) or at the front (90).

For an alternative set of compositions suitable for bands working up to these twenty-three methods see 5,040 Spliced Major (7-12 methods). For a series of compositions combining these twenty three methods with those from Norman Smith’s iconic composition see 5,040 Spliced Major (23 methods).


Thirteen method version rung at Cambridge (St Mary the Great) on 31 January 2019, conducted by Jonathan A Agg.
Twenty-three method version rung at Bristol (St Philip and St Jacob) on 3 March 2019, conducted by Alan G Reading.