[r-t] Double Norwich

Richard Smith richard at ex-parrot.com
Tue Feb 15 10:48:12 UTC 2005

Stephen Penney wrote:

> Thanks Richard, that's great. Although the way you've done it makes
> more sense (call at 1/2 lead, then at lead end), is it possible the
> other way round (call at lead end, then at 1/2 lead)?

Yes.  Ring the composition backwards.  Here's a slightly
transposed version of it backwards.

  5040 Double Norwich Court Bob Major

  234567   F  V  O
  352764         x
  765423   *  x  x
  426357      x  x
  15 part

  ss at * in parts 4, 9 and 14

The calling positions mean as follows:

  F = 3 and 3 1/2 (tenor becomes 4ths place bell at 3)
  V = 4 and 4 1/2 (tenor becomes 5ths place bell at 4)
  O = 6 and 6 1/2 (tenor becomes 3rds place bell at 6)

As with the previous composition, the tenor is unaffected
throughout.  To get a composition that is predominately
bobs, it is necessary to have quite a lot of the composition
with split tenors.  This is because there is only one
calling position (for bobs) per course that keep the tenors


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