[r-t] Multi-peal extents of major

Don Morrison dfm at ringing.org
Tue Dec 8 12:52:19 UTC 2009

On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 7:33 AM, David Sullivan
<david_vince_sullivan at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> No doubt the actual rows had been rung before, but last night
> we rang some Grandsire Caters on the front nine of a
> thirteen, i.e. the front eight of a twelve with the addition of
> the sharp second. I doubt that the noise we made was an
> exact duplicate of anything that had been perpetrated before.
> I propose the term "Poxilydian Mode" for this revolutionary
> musical genre.

Do let us know if you intend more of this. I think it would be
entertaining to compose peals specifically for. You'd want to minimize
the number of littlest bell rollups, among other things, I suspect.

Have you ever tried (in hand, obviously) ringing an entirely chromatic
twelve? It seems the obvious fulfillment of the Poxilydian

Don Morrison <dfm at ringing.org>
"In the infancy of language nearly every word is a metaphor
and every phrase an allegory."
     -- Condorcet, _Sketch for a Historical Picture of the Progress
          of the Human Mind_, tr June Barraclough

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