[r-t] Compositions of the Decade: Part 8 - Cinques
Ian.Fielding at nbt.nhs.uk
Mon Jun 22 11:23:15 UTC 2015
It strikes me that the composition could be modified quite easily to include the 65E7908 position instead of 658790E which would give 2 additional 6's of 4 bell runs in each course - E098's and 9876's (between 6587E90 and 658709E) using 2.10s to get there and 2s.10s to get to the H/S
Just an observation on what looks like a neat plan.
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From: ringing-theory [mailto:ringing-theory-bounces at bellringers.net] On Behalf Of Alexander Holroyd
Sent: 19 June 2015 22:51
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Subject: Re: [r-t] Compositions of the Decade: Part 8 - Cinques
Nice write-up, Jack!
I actually find it very helpful and intersting to hear a brief summary of a band's experiences in ringing something new like this.
On Wed, 17 Jun 2015, Jack Gunning wrote:
> Mark, I'm not sure if this is the sort of thing you had in mind:
> I wanted to call an easy LB every course peal (as Alexander noted it
> was composed with the non-mega conductor in mind).
> The composition was enjoyed by the band, it is a little bit different
> and fun. It drew complements afterwards. Colin said it was one of the
> most interesting comps of S11 he'd rung. The clever bit is, of
> course, the Q block - I just joined it together as simply as I could
> using fixed back-bell positions I enjoy. I really like inverted
> tit-tums and some of best ringing was in this part (I put it in the
> middle of the comp to maximise the chances of this).
> I had decided that I wouldn't be able to watch all the bells all of
> the time or to reliably transpose all of the course ends/orders on the
> fly, but that knowing the course ends were coming up right would be
> enough. I therefore learnt the c/os [before] or (after) the course
> ends as follows, where - denotes a back bell:
> [6-2-3145] 23146578E90
> [6-4-3215] 43216578E90 s9 s16 18
> [6-3-1425] 31426578E90 s16 18
> (64235-1) 25416378E90 7 s9 s16 s18
> (24531-6) 51462378E90 s14 s16 s18
> (13542-6) 52361478E90 s7 s14 s16 s19
> (53246-1) 26315478E90 s14 s16 s18
> [6-2-1435] 21436578E90 s7 s14 s16 s18 19
> All of which are memorable for their own reasons (similarity with
> plain course, 4321, 32-nm, LB5 orders, round at hand).
> I also had a some idea of which bells were affected at the calls, e.g
> which bell gets stuck at the back at the s14 s16 s18, where three
> calls work together to swap one pair (s9 s16 s18 in course 3 and s7
> s14 s16 in course 5 both swap 12), if you know what the c/o will be
> before the c/e it is (just) possible (for me) to work out which bells are affected and how at s16 18.
> As it happened there were very few mistakes, but I felt comfortable
> knowing that it was right every 5.5 minutes and that I was calling the
> correct course.
> I rang the 7th which (along with the 8th) is probably the easiest bell
> to call it off, for the obvious reason that it is only in two
> positions across the 5 parts.
> On a personal note, it wasn't 'my' band, Tim organised the peal after
> we had lost two previous attempts I organised (unsettled ringing on
> the run up to the second turning course and then we met short). There
> were several people in the band that I haven't rung with before - it's
> quite fantastic that people will ring to help a stranger.
> We were supposed to be ringing at Shoreditch, however, there was a
> concert on in the church such that we couldn't ring. We only found
> this out about about 530pm when we arrived for a 545pm meet. With a
> need to start at 615pm latest (to allow those that traveled furthest
> to get home) Tim and Richard somehow managed to organise everything
> such that we could start at Magnus at 614pm. I was extremely grateful
> not to be involved with the stress and organising. Third time lucky.
> On 16 Jun, 2015,at 10:56 PM, Mark Davies <mark at snowtiger.net> wrote:
> Looks like Jack and his band have now scored this:
> Good stuff. Maybe he'll give us a mini write-up?
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