5,184 (5,056) Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 3)
23456  B  M  W  H  Methods     
52436        -     RS.L
42635     -        NYS.CL
35264  2           YN.LP.BBB
23564           -  RRP.
36245  -           CP.PC
24365        - [-] N(SSY).R.   
Repeat five times, omitting [-] from alternate parts.

Contains 768 each Pudsey, Rutland and Superlative, and 576 each Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), London and Yorkshire, with 126 changes of method.
Reduce to 5,056 by calling R for (SSY) in two parts; contains 832 Rutland, 768 Pudsey, 640 Superlative, 576 each Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire and London, and 512 Yorkshire, with 122 changes of method.
Both arrangements contain all 24 each 56s, 65s, 5678s off the front and 6578s off the front, and 12 each 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front.

Published in The Ringing World (2003, page 424).
Rung at Boston, Massachusetts (Advent) on 26 January 2002, conducted by Donald F Morrison.
Rung in hand at Cambridge, Cambs (12 Victorial Street) on 25 January 2004, conducted by Andrew J W Tibbetts.