[r-t] Another 10-part peal of Spliced S Major

Simon Gay Simon.Gay at glasgow.ac.uk
Mon Nov 14 15:32:46 UTC 2011

A while ago on this list, Philip Earis drew attention to an interesting
10-part composition of the Standard 8 Surprise Major by Thomas Perrins:


The same idea works out very neatly for a simple composition of the
"Nottingham 8":

5120 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
Simon J. Gay

B M W H            23456
*     2  LEVVL.B.  34256
   - -    OO.C.B    52643
- -   -  SG.GS.CE. 65432

10 part, adding a bob at * (between VV) in alternate parts.

640 each Bristol, Cambridge, Cassiobury (O), Cornwall (V),
          Glasgow, Lessness (E), London, Superlative

129 changes of method.

Simon Gay

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