5,184 (5,024) Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Richard I Allton
 23456   M  W  H  Methods   
 45236      -  -  WWLE.L.
 24536         -  OGO.
 53246      -  -  BEWEW.W.
 25346         -  CSLSG.
(46253) [2 (-)    E[.B.S.
 32654   -]    -   CGS.]CL. 
Repeat five times, omitting (-) from alternate parts.

Contains 960 Cornwall (W); 768 each Lessness (E), London and Superlative; 576 each Cambridge, and Glasgow; 384 each Bristol and Cassiobury (O); with 149 changes of method and 84 combination rollups. Reduce to 5,024 by omitting the [bracketed] calls and leads from one part without (-).

Published in The Ringing World (1999, page 942) and A Collection of Compositions in Popular Major Methods (2001).