5056 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
Composed by Donald F Morrison
no. 3
832 Rutland; 768 Pudsey; 640 Superlative; 576 each Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire, London; 512 Yorkshire; with 122 changes of method
23456  B  M  W  H  Methods     
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52436        -     RS.L
42635     -        NYS.CL
35264  2           YN.LP.BBB
23564           -  RRP.
36245  -           CP.PC
24365        - [-] N(SSY).R.
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Repeat five times, omitting [-] from alternate parts (the odd ones, in this instance).

Reduce (from 5184 changes) to 5056 by calling R for (SSY) in two parts (the last two, in this instance); contains 832 Rutland, 768 Pudsey, 640 Superlative, 576 each Bristol, Cambridge, Lincolnshire and London, and 512 Yorkshire, with 122 changes of method.

This composition was rung on Sunday, 27 March 2016 at Washington.