[r-t] Restriction #4
matthew at frye.org.uk
Sun Nov 30 02:38:49 UTC 2014
On 30 Nov 2014, at 00:45, Tim Barnes <tjbarnes23 at gmail.com> wrote:
> what about the scenario of, say, ringing covered doubles simultaneously on the front 6 and back 6 of a 12? One could imagine a less experienced band at a 12-bell tower wanting to ring this sort of peal to mark a special occasion.
> E.g. the place notation for 'dual bob doubles' would be 56E.167.56E.167.56E.167.56E.167.56E.125678E, so the 6th stays in the same place for a whole lead, but this could produce a true peal of Cinques with the right calls. Should this be allowed as a valid Cinques method? Is there a better way to describe this type of ringing?
May I suggest this is the sort of weirdness that is maybe better considered when thinking about cover bells and similar? The 6th really isn't part of any method, it is an internal "cover" bell. You *do* have two lots of doubles, so don't call it Cinques.
The composer in me is already trying to figure out how to get true compositions of this. Without affecting the two hunt bells there are 2880 changes available, so a quarter should be easily possible...
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