[r-t] New Grandsire [was Old methods]

Graham John graham at changeringing.co.uk
Fri Jul 18 09:50:03 UTC 2008

"Simon Humphrey" <sh at keystrata.co.uk> wrote:

> Incidentally, what was the first surprise composition to contain a single?
> Was it Brian Price's 5090 of Cambridge?

Yes, and it was rung in 1947, so there was no "rule" against using  Singles in
Surprise. It was controversal because it had not been done before, and many
thought Singles unnecessary.


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