Spliced Surprise (8m)

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Quarters of Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Donald F Morrison
 23456   B  I  H
(56234)  -  x     BSO.C.
 56342   -     -   GL.WE.
Repeat four times.
x = 16.

Contains 160 each Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury (O), Cornwall (W), Glasgow, Lessness (E), London and Superlative, with 39 changes of method and is tenors together.
The ‚ÄúNottingham eight‚ÄĚ.

1,792 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Donald F Morrison
  2345678  Superlative
- 3578264  Bristol
  7325486  Cambridge
- 3586742  London
- 7835264  Glasgow
  8576342  Cassiobury
  4263578  Cornwall
  5684723  Lessness
- 7856342
Repeat six times.

Contains 224 each Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Cornwall, Glasgow, Lessness, London and Superlative, with 55 changes of method, all the work of every method for every bell, 61 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back or at the front, and no backstroke 87s.
The ‚ÄúNottingham eight‚ÄĚ.

1,792 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Donald F Morrison
  2345678  Cornwall
  6482735  London
s 8764523  Bristol
  6857342  Superlative
  7482635  Cassiobury
  3526487  Cambridge
- 5687342  Glasgow
- 6742538  Lessness
s 4567823
Repeat six times.

Contains 224 each Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Cornwall, Glasgow, Lessness, London and Superlative, with 55 changes of method, all the work of every method for every bell, and 114 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back or at the front. Also contains 2 backstroke 87s.
The ‚ÄúNottingham eight‚ÄĚ.

1,792 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Donald F Morrison
  2345678  Bristol
  4263857  London
  6482735  Cassiobury
s 3257486  Glasgow
  2738564  Cornwall
s 3527486  Cambridge
- 5786342  Superlative
s 6742538  Lessness
s 4567823
Repeat six times.

Contains 224 each Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Cornwall, Glasgow, Lessness, London and Superlative, with 55 changes of method, all the work of every method for every bell, and 106 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back or at the front. Also contains 3 backstroke 87s.
The ‚ÄúNottingham eight‚ÄĚ.

1,792 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Donald F Morrison
  2345678  Bristol
  4263857  London
  6482735  Lessness
- 7864523  Glasgow
  8472635  Cambridge
- 4235867  Cornwall
  8374625  Cassiobury
  2546378  Superlative
- 5678234
Repeat six times.

Contains 224 each Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Cornwall, Glasgow, Lessness, London and Superlative, with 55 changes of method, all the work of every method for every bell, 93 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back or at the front, and no backstroke 87s.
The ‚ÄúNottingham eight‚ÄĚ.

1,792 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Donald F Morrison
  2345678  Bristol
  4263857  London
  6482735  Lessness
- 7864523  Cassiobury
- 4235867  Cornwall
  8374625  Glasgow
  3482756  Cambridge
  2546378  Superlative
- 5678234
Repeat six times.

Contains 224 each Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury, Cornwall, Glasgow, Lessness, London and Superlative, with 55 changes of method, all the work of every method for every bell, 87 runs of four or more consecutive bells either at the back or at the front, and no backstroke 87s.
The ‚ÄúNottingham eight‚ÄĚ.

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (2‚Äď8 methods)

Chris Adams
23456  M  W  H   2m      3m      4m      5m    
64352  -     -   R.CR.   R.CR.   R.NR.   R.SR.
56342     -      CCCC.R  YCYC.R  YCNC.R  YSNC.R
five part

23456  M  W  H   6m      7m      7m      8m    
64352  -     -   R.SR.   R.SL.   R.SR.   R.SL.
56342     -      YPNC.R  YPNC.R  YPNC.B  YPNC.B
five part
 

Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, and Yorkshire

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (4‚Äď8 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  M  W  8 methods   7 methods   6 methods   5 methods   4 methods
52436     -  SR.L        SR.L        YR.L        YR.R        YR.R
42635  -     NPY.BC      NNY.BC      NNY.BC      NNY.BC      YCY.BC
Repeat four times.

Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative and Yorkshire

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

23456   B  H              
23564   -  -   PN.YC.
35264      2   LSR.B.     
five part

Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Yorkshire

1,792 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

2345678   W   H
42356         -   B.
35426     -   -   RC.L.
3527486   -       YSNP.
seven part

Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Yorkshire
all the work

1,279 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Richard I Allton
 234567   M  B  W  H  Methods      
 436527   -           L.RY
 65432          -  -  SL.BB.
 34256    -     -     L.S.R
 24536          2  -  PYNC.YCRCN.L.
 24365       -     -  CN.YP.
 43265             2  RSYPN.B.
 64235          -     LC.L
 32546    -     -     R.S.R
(325476)     s        PY.S(C)      
Contains 192 London, Rutland, Yorkshire; 191 Cambridge; 160 Superlative; 128 Lincolnshire(N), Pudsey; 96 Bristol. 38 changes of method.

Contains 192 London, Rutland, Yorkshire, 191 Cambridge, 160 Superlative, 128 Lincolnshire(N), Pudsey, 96 Bristol, with 38 changes of method.

1,250 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Samuel M Austin
 23456   B  M  W  H  Methods                      
 24356            s  B.
 25463   -  ss 2* -  BYCCR.SLS.SSSYNYS.S.B.BPNLPP.
(65432)     s  s     PCS.S.
 45236      -          NYRC.LC
 32456         -  s  CR.R.
 32456               CRN                          
2* = - s.

Contains 288 Superlative, 224 Cambridge, 160 Rutland, 128 Bristol, Pudsey, Yorkshire, 98 Lincolnshire (N), 96 London, with 27 changes of method.

1,277 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Robert D S Brown
 234567   M  B  W  H  Methods   
 64352    -        -  L.NR.
 36452          3  -  SSSS.B.B.L.
 43652             -  NNNNYYY.
 26354    -        -  R.NSCC.
 32654             -  PYYYSNC.
 23546       -     s  CC.PP.
(235476)     s        PY.PSPCC 

Contains 224 Lincolnshire(N), Superlative, Yorkshire, 221 Cambridge, 192 Pudsey, 64 Bristol, London, Rutland, with 22 changes of method.

1,312 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Robert D S Brown
23456    M  B  W  H  Methods   
43526    -  -     -  R.RR.SS.
32546    -  -        L.LL.PP
54326    3     -  -  R.B.B.S.R.
35426             -  RCPSP.
42356          -  -  CCCC.CCC.
34256             -  NNNNNNN.
23456             -  YYYYYYY.  

Contains 256 Cambridge, 224 Lincolnshire(N), Yorkshire, 192 Rutland, 128 Pudsey, Superlative, 96 London, 64 Bristol, with 14 changes of method. Contains 18 56s.

1,312 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Robert D S Brown
23456    M  B  W  H  Methods 
43526    -  -     -  R/RR/SS/
32546    -  -        L/LL/PP
54326    3     -  -  R/B/B/S/R/
35426             -  RCPSP/
42356          -  -  CCCC/CCC/
34256             -  NNNNNNN/
23456             -  YYYYYYY/

Contains 256 Cambridge, 224 Lincolnshire(N), Yorkshire, 192 Rutland, 128 Pudsey, Superlative, 96 London, 64 Bristol, with 14 changes of method. Contains 18 5678s.

2,015 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Robert D S Brown
 234567   M  B  W  H  Methods   
 43652    -           L.NNNN
 26354    -        -  R.PL.
 36452    -           R.SYYS
 25463    -     -  -  L.P.YPP.
 25634       -     -  SS.CC.
 62534    3        -  R.B.B.NL.
 56234    3        -  L.B.B.NR.
 32564          -  s  SPNS.PCC.
 56423    s     -  -  PSY.S.CSC.
 32465    -     -  -  R.Y.NCC.
 32654       -     -  YY.PS.
 32546       -     -  NN.CC.
(325476)     s        PY.Y(Y)   

Contains 320 Cambridge, Lincolnshire(N), Superlative, 319 Yorkshire, 288 Pudsey, 160 London, Rutland, 128 Bristol, with 45 changes of method.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Paul J Flavell
2345678   1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  Methods       
3245876   -  -  -  -  -  -        B.R.L.P.B.B.
4236857      -  -  -  -     -  s  PY.B.B.R.YS.B.
2346578      -  -        -  -     SC.B.NLS.B.
4327586   -        -  -     s     B.SLN.B.CS.
324765    -     -  -  -  -     -  B.SY.R.B.B.YP.
2345678   -  -  -  -  -  -        B.B.P.L.R.B.  

Contains 512 Bristol, 192 Superlative, 128 London, Pudsey, Rutland, Yorkshire, 64 Cambridge, Lincolnshire(N), with 36 changes of method. Contains 364 musical rows, including:
36 crus (xxx[456]78)
220 combinations of 5678 on the back, including 18 x 5678, 4 x 8765, 10 x 7568, 10 x 7658, 16 x 6578
118 combinations of 5678 on the front, including 7 x 5678, 5 x 8765, 5 x 7568, 5 x 7658
82 runs of 4 or more bells (forwards & reverse)

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Paul J Flavell
23456   B  H  Methods
23564   -  -  CY.SN.
35264      2  PLR.B. 
5 part.

Contains 160 Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire(N), London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Yorkshire, with 39 changes of method.

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Julian Morgan
23456   B  M  W  H  Methods      
42563   -  -     -  BYPNL.BSS.BY.
43265   -     -  -  CY.RL.NCP.
24365            -  RSR.         
2 part.

Contains 192 Bristol, Rutland, Superlative, Yorkshire, 128 Cambridge, Lincolnshire(N), London, Pudsey, with 38 combination rollups, 37 changes of method.

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Julian Morgan
23456   B  M  W  H  Methods
45236         -  -  RS.L.
36254      -  -  s  R.N.L.
24653      s     -  R.BP.
42536   -        s  SP.CY.
32546         s     BP.B
24365   -           YC.NS 
2 part.

Contains 192 Bristol, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, 128 Cambridge, Lincolnshire(N), London, Yorkshire, with 38 combination rollups, 39 changes of method.

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 97)
23456  M  W  H
52436     -     RS.NCY
64235  -     -  R.YNCP.
26435        -  LSNCP.
32465     -  3  LY.R.B.B.
two part

Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Yorkshire

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 98)
 23456   M  B  W  H
 43526         2  -   RS.B.L.
 45236         -  2   YNSP.L.B.
(34256)        -      CL.
 65243   -     -  -    YLCY.P.BB.
(42356)  -     -      R.P.
 26354   -        2    NCLN.PR.B.
 43652   -        -   L.NSYY.
 23456      -  -  3   CS.RR.R.B.B.

Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Yorkshire
all 24 56s, Queens

1,279 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Brian D Price
 234567  V  B  M  W  F  H
 23564      -           -  SLYPR.BCYNR.
 36245      -              BPNLC.SY
 32465            -     2  RP.BNCLPN.B.
 56423         -  -     -  R.S.YCP.
 25463            -        BY.L
 345672           -  s     SR.N.S
(325476) -                 C.L
round at the handstroke of the treble's full lead

Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Yorkshire change of method every lead

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Andrew J Rawlinson
23456   M  I  V  B  W  H  Methods     
36452   -              2  L.SL.B.
36524            -     -  NC.PP.
24365   2           -     R.B.Y.L
43265      -  -           RR.RR.BB
32465      -  -           RR.RR.BB
64523   -           -     L.C.B
34256   -           2  -  SNC.P.B.YSN.
23456                  -  CSNYR.      

Contains 320 Rutland, 256 Bristol, 128 Cambridge, Lincolnshire(N), London, Superlative, 96 Pudsey, Yorkshire, with 30 changes of method.

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Andrew J Rawlinson
  2345678 Superlative
  5738264 Yorkshire
- 7864523 Rutland
  6758342 Lincolnshire
- 7842635 Bristol
  4768523 Pudsey
- 7823456 Cambridge
  3586742 Yorkshire
- 5642378 London
  4536827 Lincolnshire
- 5627483 Bristol
  2546378 Pudsey
- 5678234
3 and a half parts. (Comes round in the middle of the 4th part).

Contains 224 Bristol, Lincolnshire, Pudsey, Yorkshire, 128 Rutland, Superlative, 96 Cambridge, London, with 41 changes of method.

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Glenn A A Taylor
23456   M  W  H
52436      -      RS.L
24365   s  s  2   L.P.YNY.B.
62345      -      PCYC.NSC
32465      2  -   RP.B.R.
two part

Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire (N), London, Pudsey, Rutland, Superlative, Yorkshire

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Stephen C Theobald
23456   W  M  H  Methods    
64235   -  -  -  LS.YCRN.PR.
36245   -     3  BP.R.B.B.
43265   -     3  LS.YCN.B.B.
2 part.

Contains 320 Bristol, 192 Rutland, 128 Cambridge, Lincolnshire(N), London, Pudsey, Superlative, Yorkshire, with 35 changes of method.

1,792 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Richard I Allton
2345678   M
4263857   3   V.CSLOEG.B.
seven part

the "Nottingham 8": Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury (O), Cornwall (V), Glasgow, Lessness (E), London, Superlative
all the work

1,344 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Graham A C John
23456   M  W  H 
52436      -     EG.SGO
23645   -  2  3  L.OL.B.V.B.ECV.
three part

the "Nottingham 8": Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury (O), Cornwall (V), Glasgow, Lessness (E), London, Superlative

1,408 (1,312) Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Graham A C John
23456  M  W  B  H
42356           -   LOLV.
34256           -   CLE.
25346     -     -   SE.COGB.
32546           -   VS.
43265    (3) -  2   EC(.B.GL.)GS.VE.B.
24365  3        -   V.LSCGO.COC.SV.
23645     -     2   EG.V.B.
23456        -  -   VE.GO.

reduce to 1312 (with the loss of some music) by omitting the parenthesized leads and calls the "Nottingham 8": Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury (O), Cornwall (V), Glasgow, Lessness (E), London, Superlative

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  W  H
45236  -  -  SSESGC.L.
32546  2  2  OCLCOE.GE.OWWB.B.
Repeat.

The "Nottingham 8": contains 192 each Cambridge, Cassiobury (O), Lessness (E) and Superlative and 128 each Bristol, Cornwall (W), Glasgow and London, with 33 changes of method.

1,344 (1,280) Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Donald F Morrison
23456  W  H
45236  -  -  LS.CGO.
24536     -  WS.
52436     - (WBO).
42356  2  -  EC.B.E.
Repeat twice.

The "Nottingham 8": contains 192 each Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury (O), Cornwall (W), Lessness (E) and Superlative and 96 each Glasgow and London, with 41 changes of method.
Reduce to 1,280 by replacing (WBO) by one lead of Bristol in one part.
Contains 192 each Bristol, Cambridge, Lessness and Superlative, 160 each Cassiobury and Cornwall and 96 each Glasgow and London, with 39 changes of method.

1,280 Spliced Surprise Major (8 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 99)
23456  V/F H
56423   x  -   G.LC.S.
64523      2   VOE.B.
five part

the "Nottingham 8": Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury (O), Cornwall (V), Glasgow, Lessness (E), London, Superlative