[r-t] 8 spliced atw 7com

Simon Gay Simon.Gay at glasgow.ac.uk
Thu Mar 29 12:40:22 UTC 2012

I don't think Roddy said how many bells he is interested in. I expect a
composition of the desired form is more likely to exist for Maximus than
for Major, especially if you use non-standard bobs so that you can just
have a bob at the end of each course.


On 29/03/2012 13:32, Robert Lee wrote:
> 2p worth: I do follow MBD's argument and have no strong preference either way how
> people choose to define com. But there is a time and a place for the 'conductor's logic' -
> take Roddys one part peal of BLFG. I've seen it sent up as 113 or 112 com and
> this gives a handy indication of who's chickened out and called the split tenors
> section at the start rather than the end.
> In response to Roddy's original point, I'd be surprised if a peal with 7(/8)
> com was possible (for example, IIRC every in course tenors together course of London is
> false against the plain course of Superlative). And even if some bizarre selection of tenors
> parted courses did fit the bill, it'd likely be complete gash.
> Rob
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