[r-t] Quarter Peal of Call Changes
I.Fielding at rbht.nhs.uk
Mon Dec 3 09:28:33 UTC 2007
Something a bit more structured based on 60 on thirds in the diary:
Call bells into Queens
Call treble up to 9ths place
Call 3rd up to 9ths
Then call the treble down to lead
Call the 5th up to 9ths
Call treble up to 9ths
Call 7th up to 9ths
Call the treble down to lead
Call 9th up to 9ths
And continue in this fashion until you get back to queens and then call
the bells into rounds (just over 100 changes I think).
From: ringing-theory-bounces at bellringers.net
[mailto:ringing-theory-bounces at bellringers.net] On Behalf Of Ben
Sent: 01 December 2007 16:07
To: ringing-theory at bellringers.net
Subject: Re: [r-t] Quarter Peal of Call Changes
> The idea was to ring a quarter peal of the 10 bells at my tower of
Sounds like a good idea, Rob. As you say, it will probably help to
encourage your inexperienced ringers.
There aren't really any rules for this sort of thing, and it's done so
infrequently -- especially on ten bells -- that there isn't really any
way of doing it, either. I'd suggest that the way you can most make it
resemble a method-ringing quarter-peal would be to think up a
for the changes beforehand, then make the calls at fixed intervals. If
call every fifth handstroke, you'll need about 125 calls in your
However, the RW often records bands ringing, say, "45 minutes of
call-changes", so it's clear that your other suggestion (of just ringing
few changes until a certain time has elapsed) is also accepted. So just
for what you think is best! :-)
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