Spliced Surprise (4m)

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Quarters of Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  M  W
52436     -  KFC.W
42635  -     W.FKC
Repeat four times.

Contains 320 each Belfast (F), Buckfastleigh (K), Chesterfield and Whalley, with 34 changes of method.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
  2345678  Chesterfield
s 6842735  Whalley
- 7468523  Belfast
  6754382  Buckfastleigh
  2385467  Buckfastleigh
- 7482635  Whalley
s 8674523
Repeat six times.

Contains 448 each Buckfastleigh and Whalley and 224 eachBelfast and Chesterfield, with 34 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
  2345678  Belfast
- 4235678  Chesterfield
  6384725  Whalley
- 7863542  Buckfastleigh
  2546378  Buckfastleigh
  8374625  Chesterfield
- 5678234
Repeat six times.

Contains 448 each Buckfastleigh and Chesterfield and 224 each Belfast and Whalley, with 34 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  B  M  W  H
24365  2  -  - [-] A.WO.O.EO.E.
Repeat five times, omitting
[-] from alternate parts.

Contains 576 Cassiobury (O), 384 Lessness (E) and 192 each Ashtead and Cornwall (W), with 35 changes of method, 15 each 56s and 65s, and 6 each 5678s off the front, 6578s off the front, 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  M  W  B  H
43526  -     -  -  E.EW.A.
43265        -  -  A.WE.
64352     -  -  -  WO.O.A.
34256  -           E.OW
Repeat twice.

Contains 384 each Cornwall (W) and Lessness (E) and 288 each Ashtead and Cassiobury (O), with 32 changes of method, 18 each 56s and 65s, and back rounds.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
  2345678  Cornwall
  6482735  Cassiobury
- 2357486  Lessness
  5243678  Cassiobury
  7836245  Lessness
- 2378564  Ashtead
  4567823
Repeat six times.

Contains 448 each Cassiobury and Lessness and 224 each Ashtead and Cornwall, with 41 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, with no backstroke 87s.

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  B  H
23564  -  -  WE.A.
52364     -  OWE.
35264     -  AO.
Repeat four times.

Contains 320 each Ashtead, Cassiobury (O), Cornwall (W) and Lessness (E), with 39 changes of method.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
  2345678  Lessness
- 6423857  Cassiobury
  5738426  Cornwall
  4365278  Lessness
- 2643857  Cassiobury
  5738642  Ashtead
- 4263857
Repeat six times.

Contains 448 each Cassiobury and Lessness and 224 each Ashtead and Cornwall, with 41 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, with no backstroke 87s.

1,536 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
  2345678  Deva
  7856342  Preston
  6482735  Ipswich
s 3572486  Cray
  4763852
Repeat eleven times.

Contains 384 each Cray, Deva, Ipswich and Preston, with 47 changes of method, 84 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back or at the front, and back rounds.

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

23456   M  W  H
64352   -     -  R.CR.
56342      -     NYNC.R
five part

Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), Rutland, Yorkshire

1,282 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 91)
 23456   M  W  H
 45236      -  -   RC.NNN.
 34256      -      YYYY.CCN
 25346      -  -   CCCC.YCC.
 63542   -     -   NYY.CR.
 24536   -  -  -   R.N.YYY.
 52436         -   RRRRRRR.
(32456)     s      NNNN.(N)
round two blows after the single Wrong

Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), Rutland, Yorkshire
all the work

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 103)
23456  B  W  H
42356        -  RYR.
34256        -  RYR.
25346     -  -  RY.NYC.
32546        -  RYNYC.
32465  -     -  CN.NC.
two part

Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), Rutland, Yorkshire

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Christopher Munday
23456   B  M  W  H  Methods
23564   -        -  YC.CC.
52364            -  NNNNNNN.
35264            -  CCCCCCC.
63254         -     RN.NYY
42356      -     -  R.NR.
34256            -  YYYYYYY.
23456            -  RRRRRRR.

Contains 320 Cambridge, Lincolnshire(N), Rutland, Yorkshire, with 42 combination rollups, 11 changes of method, all the work.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (2‚Äď4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  H    2 methods  3 methods  4 methods
42356  -    SCSCSCS.   SCSYSCS.   SNSYSCS. 
Repeat five times, calling s
for - half-way and end.

Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), Superlative, Yorkshire.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  W  H
45236  -  -  SSSS.NNN.
34256  -     YYYY.CCC
Repeat twice.

Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), Superlative, Yorkshire.

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Christopher Munday
23456   B  M  W  H  Methods 
35264   -           SC.CC
56342   -           CN.NN
64523   -           SS.SC
35426      -     -  CCS.SSSY.
42356         -  -  YYCC.CSS.
34256            -  NNNNNNN.
23456            -  YYYYYYY.

Contains 320 Cambridge, Lincolnshire(N), Superlative, Yorkshire, with 10 changes of method, all the work.

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  M  W  H
64352  -     -  YSC.EY.
56342     -     ES.E
Repeat four times.

Contains 480 Lessness (E), 320 each Superlative and Yorkshire and 160 Cambridge, with 39 changes of method.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
  2345678  Cambridge
  5738264  Yorkshire
- 7864523  Lessness
  6758342  Superlative
- 7842635  Lessness
  4768523  Superlative
- 7823456
Repeat six times.

Contains 448 each Lessness and Superlative and 224 each Cambridge and Yorkshire, with 41 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  M  B  W  H
23564     -     -  SY.SC.
56234        -  -  CE.E.
42635  -        -  E.EC.
42356     -     -  YS.YS.
Repeat twice.

Contains 384 each Lessness (E) and Superlative and 288 each Cambridge and Yorkshire, with 27 changes of method, 12 each 8765s and 5678s off the front, and 6 56s.

1,312 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  W  H
52436  -     YYYS.SSC
43526  -  -  SSSY.YYY.
54326     -  YYEYS.
35426     -  SSCYE.
42356  -  -  ES.E.
34256     -  EEEEEEE.
23456     -  CCCCCCC.

Contains 352 each Lessness (E) and Yorkshire, 320 Superlative and 288 Cambridge, with 13 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell, 19 56s, 5 65s, 4 8765s off the front, 3 5678s off the front, queens and back rounds.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
 23456   M  sT/sV  H
(52364)  -    x       E.E.E.
 43265   -        [-]  CY.SE.
Repeat five times, omitting [-]
from alternate parts.

Contains 768 Lessness (E) and 192 each Cambridge, Superlative and Yorkshire, with 24 changes of method, all 24 each 56s and 65s, 6 each 8765s off the front and 8756s off the front, queens and back rounds.

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  W  H
34256     2
32546  -  2
45236  2  2
23456  -  -
Every course called ESYCY.

Contains 512 Yorkshire and 256 each Cambridge, Lessness (E) and Superlative, with 39 changes of method.

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  M  B  H
42356        -  ESE.
25463     -     SC.SY
25634     -  -  SC.YS.
53462     2  -  CY.CE.YC.
24365  -     -  E.YE.
Repeat.

Contains 320 each Cambridge, Lessness (E), Superlative and Yorkshire, with 38 changes of method, 15 each 56s and 65s, queens and back rounds.

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Matthew Sorell
23456
56423   (SN)(RN)(RY)(SR)(YS)
64235   (NR)(YS)(NY)

five part
parentheses denote change of method at the half lead
no calls, changes of method only
 

Lincolnshire (N), Superlative, Rutland, Yorkshire

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Andrew J Rawlinson
23456    M  B  H  Methods  
23564       -  -  PY.YP.
45362    -     -  CYS.PSYP.
34562          -  PYSPSSC.
46325       -     YY.SP
62453       -     YY.SP
34256    -     -  CYS.PSYP.
23456          -  PYSPSSC. 

Contains 384 Pudsey, Superlative, Yorkshire, 128 Cambridge, with 32 changes of method.

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Glenn A A Taylor
23456  M  B  W  H
43526  -  -     -   L.CFC.ELE.
24536        -      CFCFCFF.F
65432  -        -   FC.CFFFCCC.
63254  2     -  -   L.C.LLELE.C F.
23456  -            L.EELEEL

Belfast (F), Cardiff, Edinburgh, London

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Richard I Allton
23456   M  W  H  Methods
42356         -  B.
65324   -  -  -  L.G.FF.
45623   2        L.B.G  
5 part.

Contains 320 Belfast(F), Bristol, Glasgow, London, with 34 changes of method.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Toby Arkless
2345678  V  W
3247658  -  -  G.L.B
3527486  -  -  G.FB.
seven part

Belfast (F), Bristol, Glasgow, London
all the work, no backstroke 87s

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Matthew Durham
 23456   M   B   W   H
(35642)  2   -           L.F.FBF.
 65243   -                GG.G
 63542   2           -   L.F.GB.
 54632           -   -   GGL.L.
 26354       3           FFL.LG.GB.BFF
 24653   2           -   BLLG.B.BG.
 23456       -   -   -   FBFB.BL.L.

Belfast (F), Bristol, Glasgow, London

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Matthew Durham
23456  M   B   W   H
35264      -           BBL.BFF
42563  -           -   BLLG.BFBFLL.
64523          -       GB.L
26543          -       LG.B
64235      -           FBFLLG.BFB
23456      2   -       BBL.GB.BFB.B

Belfast (F), Bristol, Glasgow, London
from the peal by Roddy Horton

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

John M Goldthorpe
23456  M  B  W  H
35264     -        FFFF.FBB
56342     -        BBBB.GGGG
52463     -  s  -  GGG.BFB.L.
65423        -     BG.F
34526  s        s  L.LLLLLL.
23456  s  2        L.BL.BG.FFF

Contains 352 Bristol, 320 each Belfast (F) and London and 288 Glasgow, with 15 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

1,250 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

John M Goldthorpe
 23456   M  B  W  H
 35624   s  -        L.BBF.FFF
 52346      -        FFFF.FBB
 24563      -        BBBB.GGGG
 23645      -  s  -  GGG.BFB.L.
 64325         s  -  LLLLLL.L.
 24356   s     s     L.G.L
(24356)              F

Contains 352 London, 322 Belfast (F), 320 Bristol and 256 Glasgow, with 11 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

1,568 (1,344) Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Roddy R Horton and David G Hull
2345678  4ths
5786342   -    BFFBLLG.
seven part

Belfast (F), Bristol, Glasgow, London
all the work
reduce to 1344 by calling first part GG. and last part BFBFB.
contains all the work of Belfast, Bristol, and London
original 1568 by Roddy Horton, shorted to 1344 by David Hull

1,568 (1,440) Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Roddy R Horton
23456    M  B  W  H
34256             2   B.B.
62453    -        -   BLLG.BFBFLL.
56423          -      GB.L
25463          -      LG.B
56234       -         FBFLLG.BFB
35426       3  -  -   BLL.GB.BG.FL.GGGGG.
23456          -      FFBFBFF.F

Belfast (F), Bristol, Glasgow, London from the peal by Roddy Horton
reduce to 1440 by calling the second course BLLG.BG.

1,568 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Roddy R Horton
2345678   B
7823456   3   BFL.GB.GB.
seven part

Belfast (F), Bristol, Glasgow, London
all the work

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Julian Morgan
23456  M   B   W   H
35264      -          GGG.BFB
42563  -           -  L.FFFBBL.
43265  2           -  L.F.GB.
24365              -  LLG.
two part

Belfast (F), Bristol, Glasgow, London

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Julian Morgan
23456  M   B   W   H
24356              s  B.
35246          -   -  BG.FF.
23546              -  GL.
54263  -   3   -   s  L.FFF.GB.BG.BL.L.
24365  -              L.G
two part

Belfast (F), Bristol, Glasgow, London

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Julian Morgan
23456  M   B   W   H
42356              -  B.
25463      -          GGG.BFF
23564  2           -  L.B.BG.
24365  -   2   2      L.FL.LG.BL.F.F
two part

Belfast (F), Bristol, Glasgow, London

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
  2345678  Bristol / Belfast
- 2345687  Glasgow / London
  2538674  Glasgow / Bristol
  8275634  London / Bristol
  8726435  Belfast / London
  2784356  Bristol / Glasgow
  7823456
Repeat six times.
Solidus enotes change of method at the half lead.

Contains 448 Bristol, 336 each Glasgow and London, and 224 Belfast, with 41 changes of method at the lead end, 42 changes of method at the half lead, and all the work of every method for every bell. Change of method every lead end and half lead.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
2345678  London / Belfast
4632578  Bristol / London
4365872  London / Glasgow
8463752  London / Bristol
8647253  Glasgow / London
8765234  Belfast / London
6782345
Repeat six times.
Solidus enotes change of method at the half lead.

Contains 672 London and 224 each Belfast, Bristol and Glagow, with 34 changes of method at the lead end, 42 chanages of method at the half lead, and all the work of every method for every bell.

1,250 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Richard C Offen
23456  V  M  B  W  H
35264        -        FBL.BFF
42563     -        -  BLLG.BFBFLL.
64523           -     GB.L
26543           -     LG.B
26435        -     -  FBFLLG.BFFB.
24635  3           s  G.F.F.GGGG.
round with two blows of Glasgow

Belfast (F), Bristol, Glasgow, London from the peal by Roddy Horton

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Philip A B Saddleton
23456   M W H
35264   2 2 3  L.F.G.F.L.B.B.
five part
replace any one B. with GGGGGG.

Belfast (F), Bristol, Glasgow, London

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Stephen C Theobald
23456   M  W  H  Methods
43526      2  -  BG.F.L.
62534   -  -  -  BF.G.L.
5 part.

Contains 320 Belfast(F), Bristol, Glasgow, London, with 39 changes of method.

1,536 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
  2345678  Buckfastleigh
  8674523  Bristol
  7856342  Claybrooke
s 3572486  Chesterfield
  4763852
Repeat eleven times.
s = 1458.

Contains 384 each Bristol, Buckfastleigh, Chesterfield and Claybrooke, with 47 changes of method, 57 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back or at the front, and back rounds.

1,312 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  W  H
43526  2  -  RC.B.R.
35426     2  CYRCY.B.
42356  -  -  RC.(YCY).
Repeat twice, replacing the parenthesized
leads by one lead of Rutland in the
second and third parts.

Contains 448 Rutland, 416 Cambridge, 256 Yorkshire and 192 Bristol, with 39 changes of method.

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  B  H
23564  -  -  YC.YC.
35264     2  RYR.B.
Repeat four times.

Contains 480 Yorkshire, 320 each Cambridge and Rutland and 160 Bristol, with 39 changes of method.

1,250 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
 23456   W  H
 42356      -  CYCCCCC.
 54326   -     CR.R
 32546   -  -  RRRRRR.YRCYRC.
 43526   -     BBBBBBB.YYY
 52436   -  -  YYYC.R.
(32456)  s     RY.(Y)

Contains 384 Rutland, 322 Yorkshire, 320 Cambridge and 224 Bristol, with 14 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Gwen Rogers
23456   B  M  W  H  Methods      
52436         -  ss RC.R.B.
43526         -  -  RY.R.
32465   -        ss CY.BBR.B.
63425         -     RC.B
25463   3        -  CY.BC.BY.BBR.
42635   -  -     -  RCYYR.RYC.CR.
23456   -           CY.BBR       

Contains 384 Rutland, 352 Bristol, 288 Cambridge, 256 Yorkshire, with 32 changes of method.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  M  W  H
52436     -     SW.E
34265  s  s  s  W.S.BB.
Repeat five times.

Contains 384 each Bristol, Cornwall (W) and Superlative and 192 Lessness (E), with 35 changes of method.

1,250 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
 23456   W  H
 42356      -  EEEEEEE.
 54326   -     WWWWWWW.SSS
 53246   -  2  SSSS.W.B.
 24536   -  -  WBBBBB.W.
 52436      -  EES.
(32456)  s     BBWBBB.(E)

Contains 352 each Bristol and Cornwall (W), 290 Lessness (E) and 256 Superlative, with 13 changes of method and all the work of every method for every bell.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (3‚Äď4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  M   W   H   3 methods   4 methods
64352  s   ss  s   W.S.B.W.    W.S.B.E.
32456  -       s   W.WWBW.     E.WWBW.
34256          s   WBWBW.      WEWBW.
Repeat twice.

The three method arrangement contains 864 Cornwall (W), 384 Bristol and 96 Superlative, with 27 changes of method.
The four method arrangement contains 672 Cornwall (W), 288 each Bristol and Lessness (E) and 96 Superlative, with 30 changes of method.
In either arrangement Superlative may be replaced throughout by Yorkshire.
Any of the four resulting arrangements contains all 24 each 56s and 65s, and 12 each 5678s off the front and 8765s off the front.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (2‚Äď4 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  W  H
42356  3  -
23456  3  2
Every course called LEWBLE

Contains 448 each Lessness (E) and London and 224 each Bristol and Cornwall (W), with 41 changes of method.
For three methods either replace Bristol by Lessness or replace London by Lessness.
For two method replace both Bristol and London by Lessness.

1,314 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Samuel M Austin
 23456   B  M  W  H  Methods            
 32456            2* B.B.
 45236         s  -  ES.E.
 32465   -  -     2  SS.BSS.LS.B.
 35264   -     -  -  BEL.EE.E.
 54326   4     s  s  BBL.SE.BS.SE.BE.BB.
 64523   -     -     BLE.BE.E
(42536)     s  2     E.S.B.(B)          
2* = s -.

Contains 450 Bristol, 416 Lessness (E), 320 Superlative, 128 London, with 28 changes of method.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Daniel Brady
  2345678 Superlative
  5738264 Cambridge
  8674523 London
- 5786342 Cambridge
  6472538 Superlative
- 4238657 Bristol
s 4328657 Bristol
- 2438657
6 part.

Contains 384 Bristol, Cambridge, Superlative, 192 London, with 35 changes of method.

1,312 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Mark B Davies and Tom Hinton
23456  M  B  W  H
23564     -     -  SC.SC.
52364  3     3  -  L.B.B.C.B.B.L.
43265  -        -  CSS.CL.
32465           2  CLL.B.
32654     -     -  SC.LLL.
63254  3     3  -  L.B.B.S.B.B.L.
42356  -        -  L.SCSC.
23456           2  SLL.B.

Bristol, Cambridge, London, Superlative contains 40 cru, Queens, Tittums

1,250 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

John M Goldthorpe
 23456    M   W   H
 42356            -   SSSSCSS.
 34256            -   CCCCSCC.
 45236        2       BBBBBBB.B.B
 63254    -   -   -   SSC.C.L.
 56234        -       LC.L
 23564        -   -   LLLLLL.L.
 25364            s   B.
round with two blows of Superlative

Bristol, Cambridge, London, Superlative
all the work

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 104)
23456  M  W  B  H
42356           -  B.
53246  -  -  -  -  BB.S.CSL.CS.
34625  -  2        L.C.B.B
56423  -        -  L.SL.
32465  -  -     -  L.C.BB.
two part

Bristol, Cambridge, London, Superlative
contains 20 each 56s and 65s

1,279 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Brian D Price
 234567  V  B  M  W  F  H
 25634      -     2     -  SC.BL.B.L.
 62345      -  -        -  BSCLC.BSC.LS.
 46325            -        BS.B
 35264         -  -     2  L.C.BSCLCS.B.
 42563         -        -  L.BS.
 56423            -     -  LC.L.
 345672     -        s  -  SC.B.S.
(325476) -                 C.L
round at the handstroke of the treble's full lead

Bristol, Cambridge, London, Superlative change of method every lead

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)

Glenn A A Taylor
23456    X   V  B  M  H
2348765  ss  3             LSSCL.L.SS.B.B.
4726538         -     s    C.BBBB.
532746       -     s  3    C.SC.CL.B.B.
432756             s  ss   SCSCCSS.B.
246357       -        -    C.SLSC.
23456           -     2*   SC.SS.B.

X = s2nds/s4ths
2* = - s
 

Bristol, Cambridge, London, Superlative