[r-t] Emergency peal composition

Matt Dawson matt.dawson at cantab.net
Tue Dec 4 09:21:24 UTC 2012

On 3 December 2012 23:14, Alexander Holroyd <holroyd at math.ubc.ca> wrote:
> Yes, it is "essentially analogous", but I think it is nicer to have the two
> bobs separated, with the reversed plain course in between - that way the
> music is more varied (rollups at hand as well as back), and the weirdness of
> the extra 2-change method is avoided.

Agreed. I'm struggling to stop the two bits from running false against
each other though!

> By splicing methods of various regular
> lead-end orders I think it should be possible to include the _full_ plain
> course, with (approximately) half of it rung backwards, which would be very
> elegant.  Unfortunately this does not seem to lend itself particularly
> nicely to a peal length on any number: e.g. for TD methods it would be 600
> minor, 3240 royal, 9464 fourteen,...

How about taking the 3240 of royal and beefing it up to a peal length
with blocks of two 23 singles or three homes on the rollups? Not as
elegant, I'll admit...


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