[r-t] 36 Surprise Minor all-the-work

John Warboys john.warboys at lineone.net
Sun Jun 12 19:29:40 UTC 2005

I believe the maximum number of methods for an all-the-work regular length
peal of Surprise Minor 'from the book' was 35 (composition by Richard
Pearce).  I have now used Richard Smith's 3-course splice to produce a
composition containing 36 methods, this can be found on my website:


There are 2 versions, no. 1 doesn't mix backworks at all, no. 2 mixes
London- and Carlisle-over to obtain a composition with no 65's at


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