# [r-t] Spliced triples

Philip Earis pje24 at cantab.net
Fri Jul 17 03:36:59 UTC 2015

```Many congratulations to Mark Eccleston and the Birmingham band on ringing Eddie Martin's peal of "2s, 4s, 6s, 8s" spliced triples ( http://bb.ringingworld.co.uk/view.php?id=471793). I've copied the composition below (also at http://bb.ringingworld.co.uk/comp.php?id=1958087). Very impressive.

Given it's a 10 part composition, I imagine it was a bit of a breeze for Mark to learn and call... :-)

I've a few questions - some specific about the performance that hopefully Mark or one of the band can answer, and some more general:

1) Why describe/submit the peal as "Spliced Triples (3m)...1920 each Carter, Stedman; 1200 Titanic"? This doesn't appear the most natural description to me. The building blocks are not 12-change sections of Carter etc, but instead (6) discrete blocks of 2, 4, 6 and 8 changes (as shown in the composition, and from the " 2 4 6 8" description I infer this is how it was called and rung). The delightful 4-change block C4 (7.3.1.3) deserves its own name too.

2) Did Eddie develop the idea further and produce any related compositions that the band have within their sights?

3) Can someone put together an analogous peal of spliced triples constructed with just 4 component blocks?

4) Can someone put together an analogous 120 of doubles, eg with 2, 4, 6 change blocks?

1234567 ------- 1246375 TQ p 6127453 C4 p 1765234 SS p 5136724 C4 pbbs 6315274 TS pbs 5671342 C4 pbss 6457123 SQ pb 7245631 C8 p 7245361 TS pbbbbbssbs 5726413 C4 p 5761234 SQ p 1534726 C4 ppss 4612573 SS ppbb 2761435 C8 p 3472651 SQ pspb 3472561 TS psbssssssb 3172654 SQ psbsbsbspb 2315746 C4 p 7254361 SQ ppbbpsbb 6572413 C4 pb 5217643 SS ps 7421536 C8 p 7421356 TS psbssbbsbs 5274136 C4 ps 5274316 TS ppbbbbbspb 7421635 C4 psspsbbs 1234657 TQ psbpbb 4523176 C8 p 4523617 TS psspssssbb 3451276 C4 p ------- 10-part TQ = 7.3 TS = 7.1 C4 = 7.3.1.3 C8 = 7.1.3.5.3.5.3.1 SQ = 7.1.3.1.3.1 SS = 7.3.1.3.1.3

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