5,016 Spliced Surprise Maximus (4–8 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 1595)
              4 methods       5 methods       6 methods  
234567890ET   Barford         Barford         Barford
42638507T9E   Cambridge       Cambridge       Cambridge
3527496E8T0   Cambridge       Yorkshire       Superlative
795E3T20486   Bristol         Bristol         Bristol
T0E89674523   Barford         Barford         Barford
ET907856342   Lombard Little  Lombard Little  Lombard Little
795E42638T0   Cambridge       Cambridge       Yorkshire
E2937T50486   Bristol         Bristol         Bristol
T03826E4957   Cambridge       Yorkshire       Yorkshire
8604T53729E   Cambridge       Cambridge       Cambridge
4567890ET23
Repeat ten times.

              7 methods       8 methods  
234567890ET   Barford         Barford
42638507T9E   Cambridge       Pudsey
3527496E8T0   Superlative     Superlative
795E3T20486   Bristol         Bristol
T0E89674523   Barford         Barford
ET907856342   Lombard Little  Lombard Little
795E42638T0   Cambridge       Cambridge
E2937T50486   Bristol         Bristol
T03826E4957   Yorkshire       Yorkshire
8604T53729E   Lincolnshire    Lincolnshire
4567890ET23
Repeat ten times.
 

The 4 method arrangement contains 2,640 Cambridge, 1,056 each Barford and Bristol, and 264 Lombard Little, with 87 changes of method, all the work of every method for every bell, and no backstroke TEs.

The 5 method arrangement contains 1,584 Cambridge, 1,056 each Barford, Bristol and Yorkshire, and 264 Lombard Little, with 109 changes of method, all the work of every method for every bell, and no backstroke TEs.

If preferred, in the 5 method arrangement Superlative may be rung for Yorkshire throughout (in which case it contains 4 backstroke TEs).

The 6 method arrangement contains 1,056 each Barford, Bristol, Cambridge and Yorkshire, 528 Superlative, and 264 Lombard Little, with 109 changes of method, all the work of every method for every bell, and no backstroke TEs.

The 7 method arrangement contains 1,056 each Barford, Bristol and Cambridge, 528 each Lincolnshire, Superlative and Yorkshire, and 264 Lombard Little, with 109 changes of method, all the work of every method for every bell, and no backstroke TEs.

The 8 method arrangement contains 1,056 each Barford and Bristol, 528 each Cambridge, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Superlative and Yorkshire, and 264 Lombard Little, with 109 changes of method, all the work of every method for every bell, and no backstroke TEs.

In all arrangements, if preferred Newgate or Londinium may be rung in place of Barford throughout.


Four method arrangement rung at Amersham on 9 October 2004, conducted by Ian Roulstone.
Five method arrangement rung at Amersham on 8 January 2005, conducted by Andrew J Graham.