[r-t] Stedman Cinques composition
m.r.eccleston at bham.ac.uk
Fri Apr 9 08:03:12 UTC 2010
The 5000 S11 was composed to show that little bell music and Stedman are not incompatible. I wanted to compose a hairy composition (similar to some that have been produced by David Hull in recent years) but to go further by ensuring that there are little bell runs in the interiors of as many courses as possible. Almost all of the courses in the 5000 offer something other than the music around the course end - most provide little bell runs, but a few courses only give 80Ts and nothing else. There's just a couple of courses that only offer the course end music - but that's the best I could do. If you don't mind learning complicated turning courses there is quite a lot you can get out of S11 (the first course, for example, offers 3 x 8765432s off the back just a few sixes before you get the Double Whittingtons change).
I don't see the point of using complicated turning courses simply to get from one course end to another. But I see no problem in employing them providing you are offering the band something extra. Nonetheless, with no 'settling down' period, it is difficult to sustain good ringing with a composition like this. The composition is perhaps best viewed as a theoretical exercise in showing what you can get out of Stedman if you want to. It is not a composition that I would want to ring too often.
That said, I wouldn't want people to think that you have to learn a complicated one-part in order to extract little bell music out of the method. I went to Carlisle Cathedral on Monday and called a very basic four part composition which contained little bell runs in every course. I include it here to show that little bell compositions of Stedman don't have to be fiendish to call:
5016 Stedman Cinques
Composed by: MRE
4 part, adding a single at 1 to opening course of parts 2 and 4; and adding a bob at 1 to opening course of part 3.
Round with a bob at 1.
Start at backstroke with rounds as the fifth row of a slow six.
For 5016 replaced bracketed courses with one course called s5.s9.s14.s16.s19 in any two parts (parts 2 and 4 recommended).
Contains little bell runs in every course. Full length (5280 changes) contains 24 x 23456s, 6543s, 3456s, 2345s; 12 x 9876543s, 876543s, 4321s.
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2010 12:37:32 +0100
From: Philip Earis <Earisp at rsc.org>
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Subject: [r-t] Stedman Cinques composition
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I see Mark Eccleston has put a new Stedman Cinques composition online on www.compositions.org.uk (see also the peal details at http://www.campanophile.com/view.aspx?98468)
Perhaps he might like to provide an expanded description?
5000 Stedman Cinques
213546798E0 184.108.40.206.9.11 (12)
21E90785634 1.s5.s7.s10.12.s14.s18 (18)
21537496E80 220.127.116.11.11 (14)
4231567890E 18.104.22.168.11 (12)
4132 1.s9.12.14-19 (20)
142375689E0 1.3-7.s9.11.s13.16 (20)
4321756890E 1.s7.s9.s12-19 (20)
1E098765432 1.4-s6.s9.13.s22.214.171.124.25.27 (28)
142537698E0 s2.5-126.96.36.199.s17.s18 (18)
234165879E0 188.8.131.52 (10)
E2109876543 14 (18)
564723819E0 4.7.8.s10 (16)
67583412 s184.108.40.206-14.17 (20)
3512048E976 6.s220.127.116.11.15.17 (18)
97E53124680 1-4.7.s12.s14-16 (16)
5462731890E 1-3 (4)
543216E0987 1.3.s6.12.14-s19 (20)
97E82041635 4.s6.12 (16)
E9012345678 6.8.10-20 (20)
E1234567890 6.7.9.s11.s14.s18.104.22.168.26.29.31 (32)
1357E926408 2 (2)
12537486E90 2-4.s10.11.14 (20)
1253E476980 s4.6.7.s9.s11.13 (20)
2310E896745 s2.s8.s11.13.s15.18.19 (20)
51379E24680 1.2.s22.214.171.124 (10)
230E4198765 2-4.6-8 (8)
8E907654321 2.3.6.s126.96.36.199.16.s19.20 (20)
809E 6.s8.10-13.15 (20)
09E8 6.8.10-13.s15 (20)
32416587E90 188.8.131.52.s8-14 (14)
3241658790E 12.14-19 (20)
Round in two changes with a bob at 1.
Start from rounds as the last row of a slow six.
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